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Wednesday 11 October 2017
BFREPA delighted by FSA runny eggs announcement
The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) says it is delighted with the FSA’s announcement that infants, children, pregnant women and elderly people can now safely eat raw or lightly c...
Monday 09 October 2017
Free range producers will rise to the challenge of increased production, says BFREPA
The British Free Range Egg Producers Association says its members will innovate and invest to meet any rise in demand for their product. The association says that a decision by the UK’s major reta...
Monday 09 October 2017
Farmers, retailers and industry stalwarts collect 2017 Free Range Awards
The British Free Range Egg Producers Association has honoured the businesses and individuals who have blazed a trail in the sector in the 2017 Free Range Awards. A record crowd exceeding 500 peopl...
Friday 18 August 2017
BFREPA responds to innacurate Sunday Times article
Robert Gooch, the chief executive of BFREPA, has written this letter to the editor of the Sunday Times. Dear sir, Your article ‘Think you know your eggs’ (6 August) made some important disti...
Friday 11 August 2017
Contaminated Dutch eggs should be a wake-up call for retailers, says BFREPA
The British Free Range Egg Producers Association is calling on retailers to change their egg sourcing policies after 700,000 contaminated Dutch eggs made it in to the UK food chain. The imported ...
Tuesday 18 April 2017
RSPCA should focus on hen welfare
BFREPA says the RSPCA’s decision to press ahead with the implementation of aerial perching on its Freedom Foods free range egg units could be detrimental to bird welfare. Members of the assurance ...
Friday 07 April 2017
Entries open for 2017 Free Range Awards
With Easter and eggs on the mind, the British Free Range Egg Producers Association is calling for nominations for the 2017 Free Range Egg Awards. Retailers, food businesses, farmers and marketin...
Friday 03 March 2017
Avian influenza and free range eggs - what's the latest?
Regarding the ongoing situation relating to avian influenza and its threat to the UK’s free range egg sector, chief executive Robert Gooch said: “BFREPA members are proud to produce a product whic...
Tuesday 14 February 2017
Avian flu ‘postcode lottery’ putting free range egg businesses at risk
14 February 2017 The British Free Range Egg Producers Association is calling for DEFRA to allow all free range hens in England to be allowed outside at the end of February before producers go out o...
Wednesday 08 February 2017
Relief at avian influenza announcement but work still to be done – BFREPA
The British Free Range Egg Producers Association is delighted and relieved at the prospect of an end to the three-month avian influenza housing order. But it says its priority is now to help those ...