MPs’ eggs ban ‘ridiculous’, says BEIC
The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) has called the decision of the House of Commons to ban the use of fresh eggs for dishes such as omelettes and scrambled eggs ‘ridiculous’.
‘British eggs have never been safer,’ says BEIC Chairman Andrew Joret.
‘The British Lion food safety scheme has been widely praised by Government and food safety experts for effectively eliminating salmonella from British eggs so this decision is bizarre.
‘As the Food Standards Agency has clarified that the ban is unnecessary, we would hope that MPs will be able to enjoy fresh British eggs again in the near future.’