Tag Archives: Eggs

House of Commons left with egg on face following ban

CATERERS AT THE House of Commons have been criticised for causing alarm over the consumption of British eggs, after banning them from the Parliament kitchens.   Reports have emerged that liquid Dutch eggs are used in place of British shell eggs in dishes such as omelettes and mousse because they do not ‘reach a core…
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Pigs, eggs and poultry get new group

AN ALL PARTY Group for pigs, eggs and poultry has been set up to represent the industries in parliament.     The new group, chaired by Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton, Neil Parish, will help raise the profile of the many complex issues facing the sectors.   The Group will officially start a programme of…
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Rules for egg sales at Olympics

WHEN YOU bring together the world’s top athletes, there’s going to be a big demand for protein – and that means a lot of eggs. The world’s top swimmer, Michael Phelps, has three fried eggs sandwiches and a five-egg omelette for breakfast.                     All eight of…
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EGGS CAN BE EATEN PAST BEST BEFORE

THE FOOD Standards Agency has given a huge endorsement to the safety of British eggs by relaxing its advice on using eggs after their best before date. The Agency, which had previously stated that all eggs must be used within their best before date, now says that it is ok to eat eggs a couple…
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Warning over illegal eggs

The EU’s first ever legislation designed to improve animal welfare might not be worth the paper it’s written on.   From January 1, barren battery cages – those that don’t allow hens to carry out natural behaviours such as foraging and stretching of wings – will be banned as part of the Welfare of Laying…
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