To avoid killing young male chickens, we need more feasible solutions – German agri-economist

By |junij 14th, 2019|animal breeding techniques, chickens, chicks, eggs, killing, meat production, News, slaughter|

In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Dr Ludger Breloh, the managing director of the egg breeding company Seleggt Gmbh, spoke about Germany's recent decision to allow the mass killings of young male chickens and how his company's Seleggt process could...

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Fipronil crisis: Why should we keep on using these toxic substances?

By |september 1st, 2017|eggs, Fipronil, Intensive farming, News, toxic eggs|

The withdrawal of millions of eggs from the market produced in the Netherlands and Belgium should motivate the EU to shift towards a different model of agriculture, argues Martin Dermine.

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Netherlands finds second banned chemical on chicken farms as cost of scandal spirals

By |avgust 24th, 2017|Belgium, eggs, Fipronil, Netherlands, News, poultry, public health|

The tainted eggs scandal deepened once again on Thursday (24 August), as Dutch Health Minister Edith Schippers said traces of a second banned insecticide had been found on Dutch poultry farms. EURACTIV’s partner EFEAgro reports.

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Tainted eggs scandal reaches Italy

By |avgust 22nd, 2017|eggs, Fipronil, Italy, News|

Italy said Monday (21 August) 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it the latest country hit by the Europe-wide insecticide scandal, while a batch of tainted frozen omelettes was also withdrawn.

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Tainted egg scandal sparks political row in Germany

By |avgust 17th, 2017|agriculture, Belgium, Christian Schmidt, CSU, eggs, Fipronil, Food, Germany, Greens, Lower Saxony, News, The Netherlands|

A German state minister charged Wednesday (16 August) that over three times more eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil had entered the country than the national government has admitted.

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Two in Dutch court over tainted eggs scandal

By |avgust 16th, 2017|agriculture, Belgium, eggs, Fipronil, Health, Insecticide, News, poultry, The Netherlands|

Two Dutch men appeared in court Tuesday (15 August) 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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Commission calls meeting on egg crisis to end member states ‘blaming and shaming’

By |avgust 11th, 2017|agri-food sector, eggs, food crisis, News, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

The European Commission will call an emergency meeting of ministers over insecticide-tainted eggs in a bid to end "blaming and shaming" over the scandal, health commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said on Friday (11 August).

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Contaminated eggs: Arrests made as scandal spreads East

By |avgust 11th, 2017|agri-food sector, eggs, News, poultry|

Luxembourg became the latest European country hit by a scare over tainted eggs, with a major supermarket chain pulling them from the shelves and other firms affected, authorities said on Thursday (10 August).

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Belgium lashes out at the Netherlands, says it knew about eggs scandal

By |avgust 10th, 2017|agri-food sector, eggs, News, poultry|

Belgium accused the Netherlands on Wednesday (9 August) of failing to inform it that eggs were tainted with insecticide despite knowing about the problem since last November, as Europe's latest food safety scandal deepened.

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German agriculture minister: Eggs scandal is a ‘criminal’ case

By |avgust 9th, 2017|eggs, Food safety, food supply, News|

Germany's agriculture minister said on Tuesday (8 August) that the contamination of millions of eggs with a potentially harmful insecticide was "criminal", as authorities in several European countries continued to investigate the food safety scare.

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