Bad eggs

时间:2019-03-06 10:06:01166网络整理admin

People in the north of Norway have been warned by the country’s food safety agency to cut back on eating seagull eggs because they are contaminated with high levels of toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). The eggs are considered a delicacy in Tromsø and the Lofoten Islands. Some people eat up to 40 a year, but Norway’s National Food Control Agency now says that eating more than 10 a year could endanger people’s health. PCBs are known to damage the immune and reproductive systems of mammals. They were used as insulators in electrical equipment and in the production of pesticides,