Iceland’s Public Health Authority recently commented that more than 60 products in the Iceland store of Iceland supermarket were incorrectly labeled. The owners of the store were given a deadline to make improvements but some products were removed immediately.
Divisional manager of Reykjavík Public Health Authority, Óskar Ísfeld Sigurðsson, said that it is hardly possible to look for all products in the country which are incorrectly labeled. “That would be awfully difficult,” he told Fréttablaðið.
Óskar said that it is not however necessary to recall products unless they are unsafe for consumption or contain illegal contents.
He also emphasized that overall food in Iceland is safe. “Though food here in Iceland is generally very safe we could of course do much better if we had the budget for it.”
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