Portuguese authorities have confiscated 426,000 eggs and 10 tons of meat in different operations regarding food safety and security issues.

The Food and Economic Security Authority (ASAE) seized more than 426,000 eggs with an estimated value of around €33,600 ($38,000) during an inspection action aimed at egg grading and packing centers, in the municipality of Leiria.

The operation, in late January, followed an inspection by a local unit.

Officials stepped in alleging eggs were being placed on the market without the proper identification mark and with an absence of mandatory information on packages, such as the date of dispatch and
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