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Dioxins Found in Dutch Organic Eggs

by 5m Editor
25 August 2011, at 8:20am

NETHERLANDS - Dioxins have been found in eggs produced in the Netherlands have been exported to Belgium and Luxembourg.

Dioxin-contaminated eggs produced in the Netherlands have been exported to Belgium and Luxembourg, the Dutch food safety authority (nVWA) has told Food Production Daily.

The nVWA said the eggs from one organic farm in the country had been sent to an egg-packing station in Belgium and from there to one retail chain in Belgium and Luxembourg and to one egg processor in Belgium.

Officials have issued an alert that the contaminated eggs had been used in the manufacture of egg products and told companies not to use them until a full investigation had been completed.

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