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Govt, farmers failed in Dutch egg scandal: report

Poultry farmers, the Dutch food safety board and the government all failed in their duties during a tainted egg scandal which spread to 45 countries causing millions in damage, a scathing report found Monday.

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One French farm found with tainted eggs: minister

French health inspectors have found one poultry farm with eggs tainted by the insecticide fipronil out of 2,900 which have been checked in the wake of the Europe-wide scandal, France's farm minister said Monday.

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Bulgaria seizes contaminated eggs from Germany

Authorities in Bulgaria have seized a tonne of powdered eggs contaminated with the same chemical that has led to millions of poultry products being recalled across Europe, the country's food safety agency said Tuesday.

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Tainted-eggs scandal reaches Italy

Italy said Monday it has found traces of fipronil in two eggs samples, making it the latest country hit by the Europe-wide insecticide scandal, while a batch of tainted frozen omelettes was also withdrawn.

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Two in Dutch court over tainted-eggs scandal

Two Dutch men appeared in court Tuesday in connection with the tainted-eggs scandal that swept Europe this month, which saw millions of eggs destroyed and caused tens of millions of euros in damages.

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Dutch egg probe widens to chicken meat tests

In a new twist in Europe's tainted egg scandal, Dutch authorities announced Tuesday they had started testing chicken meat coming from affected poultry farms to determine whether it was also contaminated.

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