NETHERLAND: Dutch authorities suspend feed licence of firm at centre of dioxin scare
Netherlands firm Carbo Holland has had its licence to produce animal feed withdrawn by the Dutch government in the light of a recent sample of dioxin found in animal feed. A routine check found high levels of dioxin and lead in poultrymeat and eggs, which was subsequently traced back to coal dust imported from Belgium by Carbo Holland and illegally incorporated into the feed, according to an official in the European Commission.
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