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British Egg Industry Council egg supply statement

The British egg industry has been dealing with unprecedented pressures for some time now and the most critical factor is the increased costs that producers have faced over the past year. With costs soaring, many egg farmers have had no choice but to cease production rather than face the...

Research reveals egg consumption links to lower blood pressure

New research has revealed that higher egg consumption is associated with lower blood pressure and more favourable blood glucose control in adults. The study - The association of egg consumption with blood pressure levels and glycated hemoglobin in Spanish adults according to body mass...

Lion the choice for pro chefs

Philippa Collinson, a commis chef at Grantley Hall, a high-end hotel and restaurant in Yorkshire has been talking to The Staff Canteen, the online platform for professional chefs, about why they insist on using British Lion eggs for food safety and quality, and sharing their popular Scotch...

British Egg Week is back for 2022

British Egg Week is back to celebrate how eggs are truly a nutritional powerhouse! Running from Monday 10 October to Sunday 16 October, this year is all about showing the country just how amazing, affordable, and versatile eggs are. A true celebration of savvy eating with delicious...

5 reasons over 50s should eat more eggs

With the cost-of-living crisis on everyone's mind, there is one food that packs a serious nutritional punch as well as being kind to your budget – eggs. A recent study in the journal, Nutrients, reported that egg protein: "has a number of beneficial effects that protect humans across the...

New study finds no link between eggs and cholesterol levels

Whether people who eat more eggs have a worse blood lipid profile remains a controversial topic of discussion. However, a recent research study found no link between egg consumption and cholesterol levels in women, even those with existing metabolic disorders such as obesity or type 2...

Eggs for slimming says research

Research revealing that women who ate more eggs were found to have a lower body weight - despite a higher calorie intake from their overall diet - has been covered by the national media, including The Sun and The Mirror. The research findings were published alongside supporting comment...

Look out for the Lion with Tom Daley

Lion ambassador Tom Daley has just recorded a new series of short recipe videos encouraging consumers to look out for the Lion and get cooking with eggs. The videos showcase egg dishes across three themes: #SchoolsOut lunchtime recipes for kids (which can be viewed here); #PostSchoolSnack...

Veggie diets get to work on an egg (or two)

New studies reveal health and nutrition benefits from adding two daily eggs to plant-based diets Plant-based diets work better for health and are more nutritious when supplemented with two daily eggs. That’s according to scientists from the University of Connecticut and Yale-Griffin...