GERMANY: Aldi recalls Chinese shrimps with banned antibiotic
German discount retailer Aldi today [Monday] withdrew a consignment of Chinese shrimps after they were found to contain the banned antibiotic chloramphenicol. The antibiotic is used to treat fatal diseases such as anthrax and typhoid but is otherwise kept out of circulation because can cause a dangerous form of anaemia. It is prohibited from use in food or feed within the European Union.
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