Germany recalls contaminated Dutch eggs in fipronil scare

Germany recalls contaminated Dutch eggs in fipronil scare
 

Six German states have been told to pull some 73,000 eggs from sale after residue was detected from an insecticide called fipronil.
Agriculture officials in Lower Saxony said the eggs had come from an organic farm in the Netherlands and insisted there was no risk to human health.
Fipronil gets rid of lice but the EU bans it on animals such as chickens.
Last year millions of eggs were pulled from supermarket shelves across Europe because of a fipronil scare.
Officials said they had now detected traces of the insecticide in samples from a packaging depot in the German town of Vechta.
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12 June 2018 in World News, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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