Fipronil – Eggs contaminated

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Contaminated eggs withh Fipronil are in the market. Fipronil is a pesticide dangerous banned in products which are destined for the human food chain. The effects are; sweating, nausea, vomiting, headache, stomach pain, dizziness, weakness, and seizures. The Fipronil can damage people’s kidneys, liver and thyroid glands

The effect is more severe in children.

The information given until today includes 17 Countries, including Hong Kong. This are the days of holidays and most of us are traveling around the world, so it is important to know how to recognize an contaminated egg.

All eggs have a printed code, which identifies the Country and the batch number, see in the picture bellow from the Netherlands Authority:.

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Here are the codes of the contaminated eggs:

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The full list is here:

https://www.nvwa.nl/onderwerpen/biociden/fipronil-in-eieren/eicodelijsthttps://www.nvwa.nl/onderwerpen/biociden/fipronil-in-eieren/eicodelijst

These eggs were used in the preparation of some products, see bellow the list:

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