Eggs and salmonella

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The British Lion mark on eggs means that they have been laid by hens vaccinated against salmonella and they have been produced to the highest standards of food safety. Find out more about the story of the British Lion scheme.

The safety record of the British Lion scheme means that babies, pregnant women and other vulnerable groups can now eat runny eggs that bear the Lion mark.

What is salmonella?

Learn more about salmonella, in what environment it can be found and what symptoms to look out for.

How to prevent salmonella

We take a look at how good hygiene can help prevent salmonella.

Further reading

Read more about the advice on eggs for mums and babies.

Further details on egg safety