© dpa/AFP | German authorities have stepped up testing of residue on eggs since it emerged an insecticide dangerous for human consumption was used on chickens in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Dutch farming organisation LTO said that several million hens may need to be culled at 150 companies in the country, with 300,000 having already been killed.
An LTO spokesman said late Sunday that they “had to be eliminated because of contamination”.
Belgium’s agriculture minister meanwhile said he had ordered the country’s food safety agency to report by…
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