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 […]
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.
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 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 […]