SWITZERLAND: Concerns over harmful nitrofuran found in food
Traces of the antibiotic nitrofuran, which is thought to cause cancer, have been found in a number of samples of imported poultry and shrimp, according to the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health. Forty-three of 121 tested samples of poultry and shrimp imported from Asia and South America were found to contain levels of nitrofuran that were above the safe limit.
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