The health authority for France’s Île-de-France region, which includes the city of Paris, is warning citizens not to consume eggs sourced from domestic coops due to risk of persistent organic pollutant contamination.
It has been suggested the so-called forever chemicals identified in Danish organic eggs originated from fishmeal, which is used as an ingredient in chicken feed. Suppliers are taking the issue ‘very seriously’, FoodNavigator understands.
Fresh research out of Denmark has identified the presence of environmental contaminant PFAS in organic eggs sourced from chicken farms all over the country. The risk for children ‘is noticeable’, according to associate professor Kit Granby from the DTU...
UK natural flavour house International Taste Solutions (I.T.S) has developed a range of natural free from flavour enhancers that replicate the indulgent characteristics of dairy and eggs in bakery products.
Industrialized animal slaughter is something the meat & poultry industry has perfected over the years. Most consumers, however, are blissfully unaware that the egg industry also slaughters billions of animals every year, but not to put meat on the...
The risk of heart disease and death increases with the number of eggs an individual consumes, according to a US study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, however it said eating several eggs a week was "reasonable,"...
Belgian authorities were aware that eggs destined to enter the human food chain were contaminated with insecticide fipronil in June, a month before the news broke and a mass recall was initiated across a number of European markets.
Millions of eggs have been pulled from shelves across Europe after Dutch and Belgian regulators detected the presence of high levels of a toxic insecticide, Fipronil, which is banned in food for human consumption.
After years of bad publicity, UK eggs appear to be regaining
popularity. Are producers witnessing the dawning of a golden age,
or is the current trend just a flash in the frying pan? Anthony
Egg quality and usefulness can be safely maintained beyond the
sell-by date if the eggs are stored properly - indeed, they can be
safely consumed up to four or five weeks beyond the recommended
use-by date, claim US researchers this...
An FSA survey of UK-produced eggs has found that the level of
salmonella contamination is now one third of what it was in 1996.
But one industry expert says that food manufacturers should still
exercise caution, writes Anthony Fletcher.
The persistent old wives' tales about eggs - that they are
unhealthy, that they cause consumption or that they are
contaminated with salmonella - mean that British consumers are
missing out on the potential health benefits of...
'Go to work on an egg' - this was the advertising slogan for a
generation of British consumers, but salmonella scare of the late
1980s put paid to that. Now the British Egg Industry Council is
trying to relaunch the humble...
US biotech company OvImmune has been sent a warning letter by the
Food and Drug Administration for marketing eggs that supposedly
boost the human immune system. The company claims it is a dietary
supplement, not a drug.
Up to three-quarters of a million eggs eaten every day contain
residues of a toxic drug that is widely used by intensive poultry
farmers, according to a new report published this week by the Soil