Number of contaminated Dutch eggs distributed to Britain now 700,000 - as food is taken off our supermarket shelves

Contaminated Dutch eggs have been distributed in Britain.
Contaminated Dutch eggs have been distributed in Britain.
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Around 700,000 eggs from Dutch farms implicated in a contamination scare have been distributed to Britain, rather than the 21,000 first estimated, the Food Standards Agency has said.

The FSA said investigations into the Fipronil incident in Europe suggested it was "very unlikely" that the eggs posed a risk to public health, and products affected in the UK were processed foods in which egg is one ingredient among many others, mostly used in sandwich fillings or other chilled foods.

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