Magħtab fire: Exercise caution when consuming fruit and vegetables

Nikolai Mercieca

The Health Authorities advised the public to take the necessary precautions when consuming fruit and vegetables following the fire which engulfed the Magħtab landfill. The Superintendence of Public Health in a statement late on Friday evening advised the public to wash the fruit and vegetables prior to consuming, processing or cooking.

The Health Authorities said that samples were being taken from the crops in the affected areas for further analysis.