Aldi pulls Dutch eggs in Germany as insecticide scandal widens


Supermarket chain makes move ‘purely as a precaution’ but acknowledges it could lead to ‘market shortages’ for eggs

Discount supermarket Aldi said on Friday it was pulling all Dutch eggs from its shelves in Germany over an insecticide scandal that has spread to food stores across Europe.

Aldi said it was making the move “purely as a precaution” but acknowledged it could lead to “market shortages” for eggs in Europe’s top economy.

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