30 days of bugs
An experiment. A student. 30 consecutive days of eating bugs. A blog. 30daysofbugs
Report FAO: Edible insects. Future prospects for food and feed safety
The theme of entomophagy and insects as a resource for animal feed production is relatively recent. The events organized as part of Expo have allowed a global resonance of the argument, with a lot of interest and curiosity by the public, especially in Europe. Many people were not aware of the issue before, or at […]
RoboRoach: control a living insects with your smartphone
The idea comes from Backyard Brains, with the goal to share electrophysiology issues and informations about how the human brain works. Reading the Ethics section of their site is suggested.
Livin Farms on Kickstarter
Livin Farms is on Kickstarter withe the project “Desktop hive for edible insects”. It’s possibile to make a preorder directly from their website.
EFSA’s Scientific Opinion on the risks of edible insects as food and feed
Interest is growing in the potential benefits of using insects in food and animal feed, but what would be the risks from production, processing and consumption of this alternative source of protein? EFSA has addressed this question with a risk profile that identifies the potential biological and chemical hazards as well as allergenicity and […]
FAO Edible Insects Stakeholder Directory
FAO has produced a very useful tool for promotion, information and possibility of cross-contact among subjects involved in edible insects industry. It’s a directory that contains references to those involved at various levels -private, institutional, academic, non-governmental, communication- in entomophagy world, in breeding insects or producing insects for livestock feeding. Very intuitive to use, you […]