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In Spain they found 20 thousand infected with insecticide eggs

Spain found infected eggs

Photo: EPA

In the North of Spain found 20 thousand infected with insecticide by fipronil eggs. About it reports AFP.

The local health administration said the Agency that the food company did not use these eggs, they will all be destroyed.

Earlier in Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and France have been withdrawn from shops and destroyed all the eggs infected with fipronil. According to the investigation of sanitation services, source of the spread of the infected eggs turned out to be a Dutch company Chickfriend.

More than 700 thousand contaminated with insecticide by fipronil chicken eggs were delivered from the Netherlands to the UK.

In the Romanian town of Timisoara on August 10 withdrew tonne of contaminated eggs from Germany.

Fipronil is used to control ticks, fleas and lice, but in the EU it is prohibited to use for animals and birds intended for human consumption. In small doses, fipronil causes dizziness, nausea, vomiting.

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