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Lion Egg Recipes for Babies

Top nutritionist, author and social influencer, Charlotte Stirling-Reed, is starring in a campaign to educate parents about the nutritional benefits of introducing eggs to their babies, as well as highlighting the FSA advice that only British Lion eggs are safe to eat runny for vulnerable...

Dive into cooking with Tom Daley’s egg recipes

Olympic diver and Double World Champion, Tom Daley, has created a collection of cracking recipes that will have your crew eating like champions. The Team GB athlete’s British Lion egg dishes are delicious and nutritious – packing a punch of protein, vitamins and minerals. Tom’s quick and filling recipes will win you a gold medal for your kitchen skills.

One year on from supermarket scramble - egg sales remain at record levels

Retail egg sales surged to a record high in 2020, ignited by lockdown panic purchasing in March 2020 and remaining a firm fixture in shopping baskets long after more regular shopping habits returned, according to the latest data. Around 8bn eggs were sold at retail in the past year (52 we...

Groundbreaking Lion hen welfare training now compulsory

A groundbreaking new Lion Training Passport scheme has been introduced by The British Egg Industry Council as a compulsory requirement for all members, revolutionising training practices and ensuring the highest standards of hen welfare industry wide. Created to ensure stockspeople are all...

Cracking takeaway recipe inspiration

Digital cooking platform MOB Kitchen has been working with British Lion eggs on a campaign to encourage students to transform leftover takeaways into exciting new meals using eggs, saving both money and food waste. A video for Naan Croque Monsieur and Daal Pancakes, using leftover Indian...

Response to survey published in Journal of the American Heart Association

A survey of more than 100,000 older women in America has reported that consuming plant protein appears to reduce the risk of deaths from cancer and heart disease, while eating eggs and meat increase it. In contrast, the survey reported that consuming eggs reduces deaths from dementia by 14...

BEIC comment on PLOS Medicine article

The British Egg Industry Council has commented on the paper: Egg and cholesterol consumption and mortality from cardiovascular and different causes in the United States: A population-based cohort, published in PLOS Medicine1. The NHS currently advises that eggs are a good choice as part of...