In accordance with the Food Safety Act and Regulation (EC) No. 178 of 2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council, the Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health wishes to inform the public that following a complaint, which was later verified, the mentioned product must not be consumed because it may contain pieces of (blue) plastic.

Product description: Tuna in olive oil

Brand: Rio Mare

Packaging description: 3 metal cans wrapped in a carton sleeve

Durability date: 31/12/2023

Weight: 3 cans by 160g each

Lot number: L19161

For further information, the public is kindly requested to contact the Health Inspectorate Services between 8:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on telephone number 21337333, or by calling personally at its offices at Continental Business Centre, Old Railway Track, Santa Venera or by email mhi gov.mt. The public is also being invited to access the Directorate’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Environmental-Health-Directorate-Malta/145027878928626?ref=hl or our official website at for similar information. https://deputyprimeminister.gov.mt/en/environmental/Pages/Home-Page.aspx

Source: Office of the Prime Minister