Dutch police nab Chickfriend execs in contaminated eggs debacle

Business Aug 11, 2017

Dutch police nab Chickfriend execs in contaminated eggs debacle

Dutch police arrested two suspects on Thursday as part of an investigation into the illegal use of a potentially harmful insecticide in the poultry industry, the Dutch prosecution service said. Millions of chicken eggs have been pulled from European supermarket shelves as a result of ...

Wakayama firm puts old twist on mosquito coils

National Aug 13, 2014

Wakayama firm puts old twist on mosquito coils

by Yuika Kawazoe

Production of mosquito coils using home-grown pyrethrum has resumed after a long interval in Arida, Wakayama Prefecture, regarded as the birthplace of "katori senko," Japan's spiral version of mosquito repelling incense. The coils are produced manually at Ishii Jochugiku Kogyosho K.K. by workers who press ...