Contaminated EU Eggs Spread Into Asia

AFP — A scandal involving eggs contaminated with insecticide spread to 15 EU countries, Switzerland and as far away as Hong Kong on Friday as the European Commission called for a special meeting on the growing crisis. Ministers and food


EU Calls Emergency Contaminated Eggs Crisis Meeting

BRUSSELS (AFP) – The EU will call an emergency meeting of ministers over insecticide-tainted eggs, European Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said Friday, appealing for an end to “blaming and shaming” over the scandal.


Belgium Says Dutch Found Tainted Eggs Back in November

BRUSSELS (AP) — Dutch authorities knew as far back as November that some eggs in the country were contaminated with an insecticide and they failed to notify their European partners at the time, Belgium’s agriculture minister said Wednesday. The inspector


Millions of Eggs Pulled From European Shelves Over Contamination

BRUSSELS (AP) – Belgian food safety authorities began investigating possible pesticide contamination in eggs in early June, several weeks before the public was made aware of a food safety scare now affecting several European countries. Supermarkets have pulled millions of

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USDA’s Egg Board E-Mails Threaten ‘Hit’ on Egg-Free Mayo

Members of the USDA-sponsored American Egg Board should have known before they threatened a vegan mayonnaise competitor that that the not-so-funny joke in corporate board rooms these days is that the new nick-name for e-mail is “evidence mail.”