(French) Quatre références de pâtes fabriquées en France avec des oeufs belges ou néerlandais ont été ajoutées à la liste des produits contenant des traces de fipronil vendus en France diffusée sur le site du ministère de l’Agriculture.
(French) Le préfet de Maine-et-Loire a pris mardi un arrêté d’interdiction temporaire de toute forme de pêche dans la Loire et son affluent le Louet, en raison de la présence persistante de cyanobactéries toxiques.
(French) Une entreprise française d’ovoproduits a été retirée de la liste des établissements ayant reçu des oeufs contaminés au fipronil, alors qu’un nouveau grossiste est venu allonger la liste des sites concernés, a-t-on appris mardi auprès du ministère de l’Agriculture.
Two of 114 egg samples tested in Italy have shown traces of the insecticide fipronil, Italy’s health ministry said Monday, making the country the latest to become embroiled in a Europe-wide scandal. The ministry did not specify where the insecticide traces were found. The samples…
McDonald’s said Monday it is shutting 169 restaurants in India after a legal row with a local franchise operator. The fast food chain’s Indian subsidiary said it was terminating its agreement with Connaught Plaza Restaurant Ltd (CPRL), alleging breach of contract and payment defaults. The…
Australian researchers have announced a major breakthrough for people suffering from, sometimes deadly, peanut allergies thanks to a treatment made from probiotics that could, accordingly to them, eventually become a cure. (Article in French)
On Thursday, the French Ministry of Agriculture published a first list of products containing traces of fipronil that have been sold in France, but were made in the Netherlands, including store-brand waffles. (Article in French)
Two Dutch men appeared before a local court on Tuesday in connection with the fipronil-tainted egg scandal that has affected the whole of Europe in recent weeks. (Article in French)
The German chemical giant BASF announced on Thursday that it will cease to us its pesticide fipronil on seeds due to “economic” reasons in marketing the product in the European Union, just as the product has been discovered to be in millions of chicken eggs. (Article in French)
Around 700,000 eggs implicated in a Dutch insecticide scandal have been distributed in Britain in processed food, authorities said Thursday, while playing down the risk to public health. “It is likely that the number of eggs that have come to the UK is closer to…