Millions of eggs from the Netherlands have been destroyed and numerous poultry farms have been shut down as cases of Fipronil contamination in eggs and some poultry meat continue to emerge around the globe. This is leaving a huge shell egg deficit.
Seventeen European countries, as well as Switzerland and now South Korea and Hong Kong, have all reported cases.
Fipronil, which is typically used for flea and tick control in pets as well as in horticulture, has been banned
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