Quail being served in top restaurants and advertised as "reared on specialist farms with the highest welfare standards" are often kept in cramped and grubby conditions, according to investigators from the League Against Cruel Sports who secretly filmed poultry farms. The revelations have caused such concern that top stores Harrods and Selfridges are no longer selling quail and quail eggs from one of the country's biggest producers. The Guardian 22/12/07 page 3