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Major egg contamination in Europe: processors call for testing 12/06/2018

Following last year’s fipronil scandal involving millions of eggs, many of which were processed, British Lion Egg Processors are disappointed that another major incident has been reported with eggs believed to have originated from the Netherlands. With reports that a large number of eggs...

Google "cracking up" over new emoji? 11/06/2018

British Lion eggs has questioned whether Google is “cracking up” following a news story about the tech giant removing an egg from their salad emoji to avoid offending vegans. A British Lion spokesperson said: "Are the people at Google cracking up? We completely understand that vegans...

An egg a day may offer protection against cardiovascular disease 21/05/2018

Eating an egg a day may offer protection against cardiovascular disease (CVD) – most notably a 26% lower risk of haemorrhagic stroke - when compared to those who eat no eggs, according to a large prospective study, published in the journal Heart1.   Cath MacDonald, British Egg Information...

Lion campaign operating under Doctor's orders 16/05/2018

Junior Doctor and social media star, The Food Medic, is heading the next phase of the British Lion eggs ambassador campaign. The Food Medic has created a range of healthy recipes and inspirational videos to share with her 203,000 Instagram followers, helping to dispel myths around eggs...

The model meal 01/05/2018

Model, chef and Lion eggs ambassador Isaac Carew has been sharing a series of exciting egg recipe dishes that he’s developed for the #EggsMyWay campaign, with his Harissa Baked Eggs and Greek Open Omelette receiving a cracking response from his 117,000 Instagram followers. He is also set...

Top gymnast inspires with his egg recipes 13/04/2018

While champion gymnast and Lion eggs ambassador Max Whitlock has been winning medals at the Commonwealth Games, his recipe videos have been inspiring people at home to cook up the secret ingredient behind his sporting success – eggs. Max has starred in a series of videos sharing his top...

Real eggs see Easter sales surge 26/03/2018

A dozen years of growth Egg sales are booming this Easter with Brits expected to eat a whopping 180 million hen eggs over the long weekend, according to figures released by the British Egg Industry Council. It is predicted that the UK will eat 45 million eggs a day over the Easter bank...

Max Whitlock gets cracking 06/03/2018

As part of the #EggsMyWay campaign, reigning Olympic champion gymnast Max Whitlock has shared the first of a series of videos promoting the culinary and health benefits of eggs, with his 214,000 followers on Instagram.    Double Olympic gold medalist Max is spearheading a rolling...

New paper highlights nutritional importance of eggs for young and old 27/02/2018

A new paper by BEIS Nutrition Advisor Dr Juliet Gray published in the British Nutrition Foundation’s peer-reviewed journal Nutrition Bulletin, highlights a raft of new research showing how a number of key consumer groups could benefit from increased egg consumption.  The paper highlights...

Lean Machines click into gear 20/02/2018

British Lion eggs is working with social media sensations and healthy living experts The Lean Machines to share recipe videos and posts highlighting the nutritional benefits of eggs. The content is being shared among their 600,000 followers, with more than 87,000 views to date. To find...