Interview with Adriana Casillas, CEO at Tebrio Hi Adriana, tell us how you guys got involved in the edible insects world The idea came up at the end of 2012. Sabas de Diego, co-founder and CTO of Tebrio, and I had been thinking about starting our own company for some time. He worked in the […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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.
After the recent Efsa positive scientific opinion, yesterday spread the news that the Conference of States has given the definitive green light to the use of Tenebrio molitor as a food for humans. In the historical session, the rules for the labeling of products edible insects based products were also deliberated, so now everything is […]
Extract fom the IPIFF Information Note: “CJEU (Court of Justice of the European Union) clarifies ‘whole edible insects’ do not fall under the old novel foods Regulation: On those grounds, the Court (Third Chamber) hereby rules: Article 1(2)(e) of Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 January 1997 […]
The document “What if insects were on the menu in Europe” – made by EPRS | European Parliamentary Research Service Authors: Nera Kuljanic with Samuel Gregory-Manning, Scientific Foresight Unit (STOA) – is prepared for, and addressed to, the Members and staff of the European Parliament as background material to assist them in their parliamentary work. […]