In the last three years, at least one hundred cases of people with the Salmonella have been registered in the UK. However, this year alone, statistics show that 45 people have been infected.
Internal records obtained by the FSA indicate that Salmonella testing results for 25 laying hens, 2 egg processing factory and a store in the UK have been positive this year for the bacterium.
However, during 2017, the British Food Standards Agency (FSA) assured the people of the country that the risk of salmonella was so low that there was no need to worry and vulnerable people such as pregnant women, The elderly and children can boil this product before eating without worrying about the egg.
Finally, the UK Retail Consortium, which is the leading representative of supermarkets in the country, believes that food safety is a top priority for English retailers and that all eggs in the country are produced with the Lion code. Retailers will thoroughly review all food safety issues and take prompt action if necessary.