Precautionary withdrawal of Mill-Kċina taz-Zija Frozen Broad Beans and Artichokes

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Pursuant to the recent testing of Mill-Kċina taz-Zija Broad Beans 450g (Batch No. CA26419 with a Best Before Date of End September 2021) which resulted in a level of Benzalkonium
chloride which exceeds the EU permitted level, Alf. Mizzi & Sons Marketing Ltd., the distributor of these products, has unilaterally decided to withdraw all frozen products manufactured in the same Egyptian plant, from the market.

These are:

Alf. Mizzi & Sons Marketing Ltd. wishes to clarify certain misleading statements appearing in the local media that these are Maltese products. These five products are produced in Egypt (as stated on each pack) for the Maltese brand owner. All other Mill-Kċina taz-Zija
products are altogether unaffected by this.

Consumers in possession of any of the above mentioned products can return them to the retail outlet they were purchased from for a refund.

Any enquiries may be made on Freephone 25540000 or via email at

Alf. Mizzi & Sons Marketing Ltd. would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused and assures consumers that every step is being taken to ensure safety of all food products it places on the market.