​​From the beginning of the year and until today, Ministry of Agriculture inspectors have foiled attempted smuggling of about 25,600 eggs, which had been stored under proscribed conditions, and which constitute a public health hazard. The Ministry of Agriculture emphasizes and asks that eggs only be purchased at recognized, organized retail outlets​


Inspectors from the Central Investigation and Enforcement Unit (PITZUACH) of the Ministry of Agriculture have foiled an attempt to smuggle 4,500 eggs at the Jaba roadblock (the Lamed-He Roadblock), near Gush Etzion, originating from the Palestinian Authority territories. The eggs, which had been kept under proscribed conditions, were destined for sale in the Beit Shemesh area.

The vehicle driver was delayed to for the investigation of the foiled attempt, and the seized eggs were sent to be destroyed under orders from a veterinary surgeon. Legal proceedings have begun against the suspect. 
From the beginning of the year and until today, Ministry of Agriculture inspectors have foiled attempted smuggling of about 25,600 eggs, which had been stored under proscribed conditions, and which constitute a public health hazard. 

Roee Kliger, of the Central Investigation and Enforcement Unit (PITZUACH) at the Ministry of Agriculture: “To safeguard public health, we ask that people make sure they buy eggs at recognized, organized retail outlets. The public must make sure that the product is in its original packaging, sealed and clean with a label and marking of the manufacture date and expiry date, and that the expiry date is still valid”.