The BEIC was set up in 1986 to represent the UK egg industry. Its members are the 11 major organisations concerned with the egg industry. It is funded by subscriptions from egg packers and producers who produce more than 85% of the UK’s eggs. BEIC subscribers market Lion Quality eggs.
– The British Egg Information Service (BEIS) was set up by the British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) to provide information and answer questions about eggs. The BEIS distributes leaflets and recipe books, nutrition and food safety information, recipes and specific materials for the general public, teachers, caterers, health professionals and students.
With three cases of Avian Influenza (AI) in the UK over the past nine months, AI is the single biggest threat to the UK and global poultry industry. The UK Poultry Health and Welfare Group (PHWG) will be holding several informative events, across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, to help poultry farmers be prepared in the event of an outbreak.