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Contaminated egg crisis widens, EU calls meeting for September

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The number of countries known to have been affected by eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil has increased to 17, including one outside of Europe. EU health and food safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis has said a meeting to discuss the crisis will be held on September 26th as police in the Netherlands reveal they have arrested two people in connection with the contamination.


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