Dioxin contamination

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European, particularly Belgian products such as pork, beef, poultry, milk and Others of its kind were reported in June to be contaminated with dioxin. According to news reports, the contamination occurred between January and May 1999. As a precaution, the government required all products coming from France, Germany and Netherlands to be accompanied by certification of non-contamination.European, particularly Belgian products such as pork, beef, poultry, milk and Others of its kind were reported in June to be contaminated with dioxin. According to news reports, the contamination occurred between January and May 1999. As a precaution, the government required all products coming from France, Germany and Netherlands to be accompanied by certification of non-contamination.

Local health experts said that toxic effects of dioxin are manifested only after prolonged exposure.Local health experts said that toxic effects of dioxin are manifested only after prolonged exposure.

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