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Lion roars: egg sales and consumer recognition in good health 28/08/2018

British Lion eggs are in good health, with the latest figures showing sales continuing to rise for the twelfth year in a row, and consumer recognition of the Lion mark significantly higher than other food marks. The latest half year sales figures show egg sales volume up around 3% (52 w/e...

Eggs - an all-round food for pregnancy nutrients 16/08/2018

A new research review by an award-winning dietitian, published in Network Health Digest[1], has revealed that eggs are an excellent all-round food for providing key nutrients needed for a healthy pregnancy. Also, recent Government advice means that pregnant women are able to enjoy runny...

British Lion eggs welcomes compensation news 13/08/2018

The British Egg Industry Council has welcomed the news that the victims of a salmonella outbreak in the UK linked to German eggs will be awarded £275,000. A total of 28 people fell ill with sickness and diarrhoea after eating at The Real China restaurant in Eastleigh, Hampshire, in July...

Eggsplore dishes from around the world with Izy Hossack 08/08/2018

Dubbed the ‘new Nigella’ by The Times, British Lion eggs are excited to have teamed up with blogger, author and young-foodie trailblazer Izy Hossack. The graduate nutritionist and food photographer has created four delicious veggie egg recipes that take inspiration from cuisine around the...

‘Breggsit’ storm brewing as businesses encouraged to prepare 08/08/2018

Food businesses across the UK are being encouraged to ‘trust the Lion’ and rely on British Lion eggs and egg products – for both surety of supply and food safety - ahead of the UK’s departure from the European Union in March 2019. With Brexit supply uncertainty and recent food safety...

New Government report confirms benefits of introducing eggs early in weaning 30/07/2018

A new report confirms that allergenic foods, including hen’s eggs, can be introduced to a child’s diet from around 6 months of age. ‘Feeding in the first year of life’ from The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) was published on 17 July and gives recommendations based on...

Eggs boost protein intake in childhood - new report highlights role of eggs across the globe 12/07/2018

A new report has confirmed the role of eggs in boosting protein, vitamin and mineral intakes during childhood. The report, published in healthcare periodical, Network Health Digest[1], reviewed international intervention studies finding that adding eggs to the diet supported growth,...

New Dutch egg safety report shows need for higher standards 06/07/2018

Producers of British Lion eggs are calling on the EU to raise egg safety standards across Europe in light of a new Dutch Government report into the fipronil in eggs scandal, which highlighted insufficient food safety standards. The report into the 2017 scandal concluded that the Dutch egg...

TV show highlights runny Lion eggs for all 26/06/2018

The food safety standards of British Lion eggs were highlighted on Food Unwrapped on Channel 4 last night (25 June). Food Unwrapped travels the world to explore the industry secrets behind the nation’s favourite food and this episode saw presenter Jimmy Doherty meet with Edwina Currie and...

Eggs: your questions answered by Dr Hazel Wallace 19/06/2018

Having canvassed her social media followers to find out what they think about eggs, British Lion eggs ambassador Dr Hazel Wallace, aka The Food Medic, has published a blog answering the most burning questions, and explaining why they're so good for you. The answers can also be found in a...