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Study finds eating eggs could lower levels of CVD and death 06/04/2020

The British Egg Industry Council has welcomed a large new study published in Science China Life Sciences, which found that eating eggs several times a week could be linked with lower levels of cardiovascular disease and death.   Although the study was conducted in China, where dietary...

Store cupboard recipes by British Lion eggs 30/03/2020

Versatile and nutritious, eggs are a popular choice for consumers who are adapting to cooking at home throughout the day. To inspire consumers to move beyond their usual egg dishes and add some new ones to their repertoire, British Lion eggs has developed a series of delicious, quick and...

Freezing your eggs 18/03/2020

With a surge in Google searches questioning whether it is safe to freeze eggs and how best to do it, British Lion eggs can confirm it is completely safe to freeze egg yolks, whites and even whole eggs (so long as it is done before the box hits its expiry date). However, following our...

Seven eggs a week not linked to heart disease or stroke - Further evidence from more than 200,000 adults confirms that eggs are safe and nutritious 05/03/2020

A large new study with an updated meta-analysis published in the BMJ today confirms no link between eating an egg a day and risk of heart disease or stroke. Researchers from the US combined the findings from three cohort studies which followed large groups of American health professionals...

Mob Kitchen promotes delicious and affordable British Lion eggs dishes 03/03/2020

British Lion eggs is encouraging students and young professionals to get cracking through a new partnership with recipe channel, Mob Kitchen.  Five British Lion eggs dishes will be shared with Mob Kitchen’s audience of more than 280,000 to demonstrate the versatility, affordability, taste...

Retail egg market grows by 50% in 10 years 24/02/2020

Retail egg sales have grown by more than 50% since 2008, according to the latest data issued by British Lion eggs.  Following thirteen years of growth, research shows that 2019 sales volume rose by 3.4% on the previous year, to 6.6bn eggs, equating to additional sales of around 220...

Get Cracking this Pancake Day with British Lion eggs 23/02/2020

It's Pancake Day on 25 February and British Lion eggs has a new range of recipes to help you celebrate in style throughout the day.   Eggs are a fantastic source of natural protein, so our Eggs benedict pancakes or Spinach and dill pancakes with salmon and eggs are a great way start to...

Eggs are not a cause of stroke: New study completely contradicts large meta-analysis in British Medical Journal and could be misleading to public 22/02/2020

An observational study which claimed that eggs are linked to a rare type of stroke – called haemorrhagic stroke – should be treated with caution because it contradicts other studies, particularly a large meta-analysis in the British Medical Journal[1] which found that eggs lowered the...

Major new research study confirms eggs not associated with heart risk 31/01/2020

A large research study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition  has confirmed no significant association between egg intake and blood fat levels, cardiovascular risk and mortality.  “This new research is particularly important as it includes a much more diverse population...

Crack open an egg to beat allergy 24/01/2020

Breakthrough research suggests giving eggs to breastfeeding mothers may lower chance of egg allergy in babies Breastfeeding mothers should be encouraged to eat eggs to help prevent their babies from developing an egg allergy. That’s the message coming from new research[1] developed by...