A few months later she went to the Herts and Essex Fertility Centre for the donation process.
Barrie Drewitt-Barlow said both Premier Egg Donors and BSC America are based in Los Angeles.
He added: ‘Ninety-five per cent of egg donors on this site are American and all donors are for couples going through the IVF process in the US. If an English woman wants to advertise as a surrogate – which is also illegal in the UK – or become an egg donor for couples in the USA, she can and will be identified.
All our procedures are in line with the law.’The HFEA said: ‘It is the responsibility of the UK fertility centre, licensed by the HFEA, to ensure they comply fully with regulatory requirements, such as confidentiality.
of Agriculture Food Safety & Inspection Service (USDA/FSIS), "By understanding the coding on the egg cartons, chefs and bakers can determine the freshness of the eggs.
To determine freshness, a Julian date or pack-date calendar can be used.
Under HFEA rules, the centres where they donate are responsible for ensuring the women’s identities remain confidential.
One British woman in her late 20s who donated eggs a year ago through BSC said that while she initially consented to her profile being featured, she had not realised her details were on the US site until The Mail on Sunday told her.
Some State egg laws do not allow the use of a "sell-by" date.Is there a way to tell from the egg carton how old the eggs are? Each carton of USDA graded eggs must show the date of packaging, the processing plant number, and may include an expiration date.Are there some guidelines for how long eggs are safe to eat? USDA assures that all labeling and claims made on the carton are truthful and accurate.This three-digit code indicates the date of packaging, starting with January 1 as 001 and ending with December 31 as 365.These numbers represent the consecutive days of the year.For more information about state egg laws, contact your state's Department of Agriculture.