Therese Coffey is said to be set to call on a review of the price of eggs this week (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The government is set to try and save the full English breakfast after a shortage of eggs and sausages.
Cabinet Minister Therese Coffey will order urgent action to ensure the staple items can stay on plates after an egg shortage earlier this year and the price of pork spiralling in cost.
It has been reported that the government will launch a review into unfair prices in the egg sector this week.
However the call for the return of the fry-up was given a boost last week as food prices saw their first monthly fall in two years, but fuel prices continued to rise.
But a response online has also seen a large number of people saying that why don’t Brits try alternatives to sausages and eggs and have a different style cooked breakfast.
Users online suggested trying vegan and vegetarian alternatives.
One user said: ‘Isn’t it time we started trying to not eat as much meat?
‘We could try and look for other food that we can have instead of relying on eggs and meat so much.
However, others suggested that the country was coming into a crisis.
The aim is to find a way of giving British farmers more money for their eggs without pushing up supermarket prices.
Rishi Sunak has already previously said he wants to improve Britain’s food security by growing and rearing more food in the UK.
In August, the National Farmers Union (NFU) called on the PM to make the UK more self-sufficient and less reliant on imported food.
Climate change and the war in Ukraine have made global food imports vulnerable, the union argued.
The Government responded and said the UK is 61% self-sufficient in all foods, and NFU President Minette Batters said the PM must ensure this does not drop.
Farming minister Mark Spencer said: ‘In our Food Strategy last year we set a clear target to at least maintain production at current levels, and our new farming schemes invest in the foundations of food security – from healthy soil to abundant pollinators.’
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There has been a shortage in eggs and sausages in recent months.