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Contaminated Eggs Found in 40 Countries

  • 7 Sep 09:15

Contaminated Eggs Found in 40 Countries Eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil have been discovered in 40 countries, including 24 of the European Union's 28 member states, German news agency DPA reported on Tuesday, without citing its sources. Millions of eggs have been pulled from European supermarket shelves, though some national regulators have voiced concern that many contaminated eggs have already entered the food chain, mainly through processed products such as biscuits, cakes and salads. EU agriculture ministers meeting in Tallinn, Estonia, are due to discuss the egg scandal on Tuesday, DPA said. DPA said a spokeswoman for the European Commission confirmed that the only EU member. Read more...

Fipronil-tainted Eggs Found in Taiwan

  • 25 Aug 09:58

Fipronil-tainted Eggs Found in Taiwan Excessive levels of pesticide fipronil have been found in eggs produced at three farms in Taiwan, the island's agricultural authority said on Tuesday. Agricultural authorities tested samples from 45 farms around the island and found those from three farms in Changhua contaminated. The three farms are subject to strict controls that prohibit eggs from leaving their premises and eggs that have already been shipped will be removed from stores and destroyed, according to the agricultural bureau. The maximum residue of fipronil in eggs in Taiwan is 5 parts per billion. Fipronil is a pesticide effective on a large number of pests. It is considered slightly poisonous. Read more...