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Sixty seconds on . . . runny eggs

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 17 October 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j4783
  1. Anne Gulland
  1. London

Excuse me while I retch

What’s the problem? Runny eggs are safe for pregnant women, children, and elderly people to eat again, the UK Food Standards Agency has announced.1 The agency updated its advice after an expert committee found that the presence of salmonella in eggs bearing the British lion mark was now very low.

Didn’t “Eggwina” Currie set off this scare?

For the …

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