BRUSSELS, August 11. /TASS/. Fipronil infected eggs discovered in 15 States – as EU and beyond. This was stated by the representative of the European Commission (EC) Mina Andreeva.
“In total, the problem eggs found in 15 States. In four countries – the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and France blocked a poultry farm that used this substance. The products of these farms have already received Sweden, UK, Ireland, Austria, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia, and also Switzerland and Hong Kong,” she said.
According to Andreeva, the European Commission 26 Sep intends to convene an unscheduled meeting of all stakeholders on the scandal. As noted in the European Commission, the theme could also be affected by the planned informal meeting of agriculture Ministers of the EU countries, which will take place on 5 September.