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Fipronil recall - updated timeline

This month there has been a breaking story about chemical contamination of eggs produced in Europe. The chemical concerned is Fripronil, a brand spectrum insecticide which is not authorised for use in the food supply chain. It is a commonly used chemical in the veterinary treatment of pests such as fleas and mites on dogs and cats and as an insecticide in the global food supply chain. Fipronil is a broad-spectrum insecticide used against fleas, lice, ticks, cockroaches, mites and other insects [1]. Click on links for more details.
The Dutch NVWA websitepublished codesof fipronil-contaminated eggs from investigated farms on3rd August 2017 = 138 egg codes from 180 businesses checked.The UK Food Standards Agency reported on the 7th August 2017 that:
"Following concerns raised in the Netherlands about a substance called Fipronil which has been used inappropriately in cleaning products on chicken farms, we have identified that a very small number of eggs have been distributed t…
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