Locusta is on the market
Here we are! “Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1975 of 12 November 2021 authorising the placing on the market of frozen, dried and powder forms of Locusta migratoria as a novel food under Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council and amending Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2470.” Click to downolad the official […]
IPIFF Conference 2021
“Maximising the contribution of alternative sources of proteins towards sustainable food systems: opportunities and challenges at European level” is the title of 2021 IPIFF Conference. After several online events due to the Covid pandemic, IPIFF (the International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed) is pleased to invite you to its upcoming annual conference. The […]
Want to rear edible insects?
Looking for a handbook on how to design and upscale edible insect rearing? This easy to read handbook describes the basic knowledge and a detailed step-by-step plan for rearing edible insects. The book presents information essential for further development of the entire insect chain and contains many practical recommendations for the start/setup of professional insect […]
EFSA opinion on Locusta Migratoria
EFSA released the scientific opinion on Locusta Migratoria as Novel Food. The full text can be found here In the coming months, other scientific opinions and related authorizations should also arrive for other insect species, to complete the range of raw materials available to the sector.
Edible insects in Italy
In Italy, companies involved in the edible insects sector have had to face additional difficulties due to a more restrictive interpretation that national Institutions have applied to Regulation 2283/2015 on Novel Foods. Few days left to the definitive green light for the production and marketing in Europe of edible insects as food (and as feed), so let’s […]
Webinar Università di Parma
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Fucibo: ready for the market
A chat with Davide Rossi, Fucibo co-founder Hi Davide, we met some time ago to talk about Fucibo, your project to produce insect-based food in Italy. Are there any news? The first big news is certainly Efsa’s scientific opinion on the use of mealworms as food for humans. Finally a fixed point from which there […]