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Contamination of eggs "criminal" - German agricultural minister

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By Gernot Heller and Robert-Jan BartunekFRANKFURT/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany's agriculture minister said on Tuesday 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."It is criminal, that is very clear," Christian Schmidt told German television station ARD on Tuesday, without giving further details. Retailers in several European countries have pulled millions of eggs from supermarket shelves as the scare over the use of the insecticide fipronil widened. ...

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First Published: Tue, August 08 2017. 20:49 IST
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