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LABELLING OF FOOD PRODUCTS CONTAINING EGGS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 40: tabled on 09 May 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes with concern that eggs continue to be produced in illegal conventional battery cages in some EU member states; is concerned that food products in the UK market may contain illegally-produced eggs; believes that the Regulation that requires packs of shell eggs to be labelled as to the production method should be extended to egg ingredients in order to enable consumers to make informed choices; further notes that 86 per cent of UK respondents in a recent poll were in favour of such a move; supports the work of Four Paws and other organisations on this issue; and calls on the Government to press for the introduction of compulsory labelling of all food products containing egg to indicate the production system used.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.