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New studies show that eating eggs when breastfeeding may help protect babies against allergy 06/12/2017

Two recent studies suggest that mothers who eat eggs when breastfeeding may help protect their babies against future egg allergy. The first study[i], a randomised controlled trial (RCT) undertaken at the University of Western Australia, showed that egg ingestion during breastfeeding was...

An eggcellent hangover cure 30/11/2017

With the party season upon us, eggs are a go-to with a secret ingredient to help get over the morning after a big night out. Eggs are one of nature’s most nutrient-dense foods throughout the year - containing high quality protein, as well as being naturally rich in vitamin D, B2 (...

Eggs for all – vulnerable groups get the message 24/11/2017

British Lion eggs has launched a major new campaign to highlight the recent announcement[1] by the Food Standards Agency that everyone can now enjoy runny eggs – as long as they have the British Lion mark on.  The six-month campaign, which launched on 1 November, includes advertising,...

Breakfast report shows caterers route to ‘eggs-tra’ profit 17/11/2017

Eggs are the favourite breakfast choice of consumers when eating out, with 63% choosing them, but caterers are failing to capitalise on the sales opportunity according to a new research report from British Lion eggs. The British Lion eggs ‘Wake up to eggs: a report into making the most of...

Eggheads smash world record 13/10/2017

Today, 183 eggheads dipped their toast soldiers in unison to become world record holders. British Lion eggs have broken the record for the largest number of toast soldiers dipped in boiled eggs simultaneously – the previous record stood at 178. In celebration of World Egg Day and the...

New Government advice: British Lion eggs safe for mums-to-be, babies and elderly people 11/10/2017

Pregnant women, babies and elderly people can now enjoy dippy eggs again for the first time since the 1980s – as long as they have the British Lion mark on. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has today (11 October 2017) changed its advice on eggs, confirming that British Lion eggs are safe...

British Egg Week breakfasts with a hotel style twist 06/10/2017

For British Egg Week 2017 (9– 15 October) British Lion eggs have teamed up with The Goring Hotel to share six of its famous breakfast recipes. The hotel’s Michelin-starred Executive Chef, Shay Cooper, is also providing tips and tricks on how to make the perfect luxurious hotel breakfast...

Students told ‘go to work on an egg’ 27/09/2017

As a new academic year starts, a new report* recommends that students should go to work on an egg. A recent research review heralds eggs as an affordable food containing essential nutrients, including choline and iodine needed for cognitive function and B vitamins and iron that can...

Wake up to British Egg Week 31/08/2017

With British Egg Week 2017 (9-15 October) coming up, British Lion eggs has developed a toolkit to help retailers, food manufacturers and caterers to make the most of the week. The toolkit highlights a range of activity that is taking place during the week, which this year will be...

Update: statement on Fipronil 10/08/2017

10 August 2017 British egg processors have criticised the buying policies of the UK’s major supermarkets after several of them have been forced to withdraw products from sale because they contain non-UK eggs contaminated with residues of Fipronil, which is unauthorised for food use.  Ian...