Insects as Food: Potential Hazards and Research Needs

The consumption of insects or eat bugs, is a common practice in some parts of the world (Africa, Asia, Latin America), where it may become part of the traditional food culture. FAO estimates that “insects complement the diets of about two billion people” in the world and in favor of the development of the breeding of insects on a large scale to meet the growing concerns over food security and protein supply. In Europe, this practice seems to benefit from a growing interest and a number of industrial projects and research programs accompany this emerging sector, despite regulations (currently changing), which raises many questions. READ MORE at barfblog…

By enricgomez.com