British Egg Industry

Food firms worry that the EU ban on the export of illegal eggs could cause a supply shortage

Food firms reveal egg ban price fears

Food firms reveal egg ban price fears

By Dan Colombini

Higher prices could result from the recent government agreement preventing illegal eggs being exported to the UK, according to food and drink manufacturers.

The BEIC has dropped legal action against the government after DEFRA clarified its position on illegal egg imports

Egg industry drops DEFRA legal action

By Dan Colombini

The British egg industry has shelved legal action against the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) after last minute government clarification about its policy on illegal egg imports.

David Cameron has been urged to ban illegal egg imports

David Cameron urged to ban illegal egg imports

By Freddie Dawson

Prime Minister David Cameron has received a letter from the British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) urging him to ban imports of illegally-produced battery cage eggs.


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