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Contaminated eggs scandal spreads from Europe to Asia » Capital News

Contaminated eggs have been found in at least 11 countries since the scare went public on August 1, with millions of eggs and egg-based products being pulled from supermarket shelves © DPA/AFP/File / Guido Kirchner By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Brussels, Belgium, Aug 11 – A scandal involving eggs contaminatedwith insecticide spread to 15 EU countries, Switzerland and as far away ...

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Trinidad Express Newspapers: News | Trini raises flag on highest mountain in Europe *

CLIMBING MOUNT ELBRUS: Trinidad-born Henry Mungalsingh displays the Trinidad and Tobago flag on the summit of the highest mountain in Europe, Mount Elbrus, Russia last month. Trinidad-born Henry Mungalsingh successfully raised the Trinidad and Tobago flag on the summit of the highest mountain in Europe, Mount Elbrus, Russia on July 27. Mungalsingh, who resides in London, embarked on the climb ...

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Eggs scare: Around 700,000 eggs at centre of European contamination fears reached Britain

Around 700,000 eggs from Dutch farms at the centre of a contamination scare have been distributed in Britain, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has said. The figure is much higher than the 21,000 first estimated earlier this week. The contamination scare involves the pesticide Fipronil with concerns raised in the Netherlands. The substance is said to have been used “inappropriately” ...

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European stocks move lower on North Korea tensions; Brenntag down 6%

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was 0.9 percent lower with most sectors and major bourses moving south. Chemicals were the worst performing sector on earnings. Brenntag was about 6 percent lower after reporting slower performances across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Security group G4S dropped 5 percent in early trade despite reporting a 7.6 percent increase in profits during the ...

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350mn in Europe at risk of extreme weather: Study

Two out of three people living in Europe will be affected by heat waves, coastal floods and other weather-related disasters, largely due to global warming and climate change by the end of the century, a study said.That’s 350 million people in 31 countries subjected to an increased risk of death and health hazards, said the study published recently in the ...

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Food safety scandal erupts in Europe over eggs contaminated with insecticide

Britain and France said on Monday that some insecticide-tainted eggs may have entered the country, as millions of chickens faced being culled in the Netherlands in a growing European contamination scandal. Belgium meanwhile vowed full transparency about why it kept the scandal secret despite originally learning in June about the problem involving fipronil, a substance potentially dangerous to humans. Supermarkets ...

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Team Infinita compete against Europe’s best

The riders, together with their teammates, Esias Joubert and Demarco Pillay, recently returned from a 21-day tour that consisted of nine races in Europe. Team Infinita currently rank under the top-20 junior teams in the world. “For most of the riders, the races were an eye-opener. It was unheard of for juniors to finish some of the tours, as they are ...

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ISIL training fighters to launch attacks on Europe

An ISIL brigade in Syria are training Europeans to attack their home countries. The unit trained the men responsible for the Paris and Brussels terrorist attacks and are training up a group of would-be suicide bombers. The group, known as the al-Kharsa brigade, are subjected to a gruelling training programme at a secret camp in Syria before being sent home ...

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