A picture illustration of a chicken egg taken in Berlin
A picture illustration of a chicken egg taken in Berlin January 4, 2011. German health authorities are investigating at least 34 egg producers in the states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony following the discovery of dioxin in eggs and poultry last week. The dioxin is believed to have originated from feed contaminated with industrial fats. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski (GERMANY - Tags: FOOD POLITICS)
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