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The latest media releases from the Love Free Range Eggs campaign.

BEIC launches manifesto for a stronger sustainable British egg industry

The British Egg Industry Council has launched a manifesto ahead of the general election, calling on a future Government to help deliver the support the British egg industry needs for a sustainable future. The world-renowned British Lion ...

Over 950 trees planted as part of Noble Foods Enviro Programme

As part of its progressive Environmental Sustainability Programme, Noble Foods is continuing its tree planting scheme to help increase tree-cover and biodiversity levels across its owned-farms. Led by the company’s Group Head of Sustain...

Bird Bros announces transition to barn eggs

Bird Bros has announced it will phase out colony cage egg production by 2028 as part of a new multi-million-pound strategy. The British Lion accredited egg producer will phase out colony cage egg production at its Sunny Farm headquarter...

Pregnancy and baby diet trends negatively impacting babies’ health

A review of the latest nutritional research warns that babies’ health is being put at risk by poor diets during the critical first 1001 days of life – from conception to 2 years of age. The research, published in the British Journal of M...

Co-op introduces white eggs to support 100% free range offer

Co-op supports 100% free range commitment with the introduction of British white eggs across its 2,400 convenience stores from this week. The leading convenience retailer – one of the first UK supermarkets to ban caged eggs and move to...

Morrisons eggs achieve the first UK carbon neutral BSI Kitemark certification

Morrisons has become the first retailer in the UK to have a product certified as carbon neutral by leading independent scheme providers BSI, the business improvement and standards company. This move recognises Morrisons achieving a 60% c...

Smallholders and hobby poultry keepers must follow bird flu lockdown rules

Every poultry keeper in the UK and Northern Ireland has been told they must follow the avian influenza lockdown rules or risk the disease decimating the egg and meat sectors. The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) has ...

Farmers urge British consumers to mix it up on stir-up Sunday

Free range egg farmers across Britain are urging the public to mix it up when it comes to the size of eggs they use in their Christmas pudding recipes this Stir-Up Sunday. On November 25, bakers across the country will put on their apron...

Brits must end their obsession with large eggs

Support what hens do naturally, free range egg farmers tell chefs and bakers. Mary Berry, Jamie Oliver, Rick Stein and Raymond Blanc are among 50 celebrity chefs and high-profile bakers being asked by free range egg farmers to help end B...