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BEIC statement on Fipronil 07/08/2017

Approximately 180 farms, including egg farms, in the Netherlands have had restrictions imposed preventing them from moving eggs, manure and birds from their premises. The farms concerned are believed to have used a product in the poultry house to treat red mite which contained Fipronil,...

Fitness guru Lucy Meck encourages consumers to opt for eggs every morning 01/08/2017

British Lion eggs ambassador and fitness guru, Lucy Meck, has attributed her slim figure to ditching the doughnuts and instead eating eggs for breakfast. Speaking to the Sun’s colour supplement, Fabulous, and consumer magazine, Heat, she stated that the first change she made towards a...

Egg sales crack six billion 11/07/2017

Egg sales have topped six billion for the first time since modern records began, with soaring sales confirming British shoppers’ growing love affair with eggs. The latest figures show a 4.8% increase in sales volume on the same period in 2016 (52 w/e 18 June 2017*), which is the...

New study ‘eggs on’ older people to increase protein intake 30/06/2017

Details of a new study encouraging older people to increase their protein intake by eating more eggs are being presented at this year’s prestigious Nutrition Society conference.  The PhD study, part-sponsored by the British Egg Industry Council (BEIC), is being undertaken at Bournemouth...

Support the Lions – ‘scrumble’ for the scramble 07/06/2017

Millions of Brits will be settling down to watch the first test between the British and Irish Lions and the New Zealand All Blacks on 24 June. And with the tests taking place early in the morning, it’s the perfect time to kick the day off with a tasty, protein filled egg breakfast....

New study says an egg a day for babies improves growth 07/06/2017

A study published in the American journal Pediatrics entitled ‘Eggs in Early Complementary Feeding and Child Growth: A Randomized Controlled Trial’ has found that eggs are a good source of nutrients for growth and development in children in Ecuador. The researchers hypothesized that...

Keep Dad happy and healthy this Father’s Day 06/06/2017

This Father’s Day (18 June) British Lion eggs is helping you give the dad of the year, the breakfast of the year, with a healthy alternative to the traditional fry up. If you are looking for a way to treat your dad this Father’s Day, but want to whip up something a little bit healthier,...

Brits wasting money on fashionable 'superfoods' 30/05/2017

Nutrition experts say that Brits are being seduced by new ‘superfoods’ championed by online influencers, wrongly believing they are more nutritious than less expensive everyday foods such as eggs. Most people surveyed thought eggs contain fewer vitamins and minerals than fashionable foods...

New report highlights eggs as 'nature's multivitamin' 17/05/2017

A new research review has concluded that the humble egg’s unique combination of high quality protein and essential vitamins and minerals means it should be termed ‘Nature’s multivitamin’.   The research review, to be published in the June issue of Complete Nutrition, highlights the...

Easter egg sales outstrip chocolate eggs 09/05/2017

More than twice as many real eggs than chocolate eggs were eaten over the Easter weekend, according to data estimates released by the British Egg Industry Council. It is estimated that around 80m chocolate Easter eggs are sold in the run up to Easter. However, consumption of real eggs is...