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.
'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...
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...
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