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Consumers 'left in lurch' over Europe egg scandal

Aug 11, 2017 - 5:12 PM

3rd UPDATE Every single actor has committed serious mistakes says Daniel Sarmadi of Foodwatch in Germany

EGGS SCANDAL. Eggs are destroyed at a chicken farm in Nadrin, Houffalize, on August 9, 2017. Dutch and Belgian investigators launched joint raids on August 10, 2017 over Europe's insecticide-tainted egg scare. Photo by Koen Blanckaert/ Belga / AFP

Two arrested as Europe tries to crack egg scandal

Aug 10, 2017 - 11:40 PM

With questions growing about how the contamination happened and whether consumers have been kept in the dark pressure has grown on the two countries at the center of the scandal: the Netherlands and Belgium

Picture taken on August 4, 2017 shows an employee of the Chemisches Veterinäruntersuchungsamt Münsterland-Emscher-Lippe (chemical veterinary examination office) cracking an egg at the institute in Muenster, northwestern Germany, in order to analyse it on toxic residues. Supermarkets in the Netherlands and Germany moved to halt some egg sales as hundreds of thousands may have been contaminated by a toxic insecticide in a widening food scandal. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Guido Kirchner / Germany OUT