EDIBLE INSECTS AS ANOTHER SAFE OPTION AT THE DINING TABLE

The economic importance   of  insects, ranging from their use as animal feed, human food and to a critical resource in environmental sustainability has increased the interest in them of recent.   Many insects, like grasshoppers,  not considered edible in a region is widely accepted in other parts of the world. The FAO  of the United Nations just came up with a publication on the edible insects and food safety

The publication provides a summary of regulatory frameworks that govern the farm and use of insects

It’s a rewarding piece meant for food safety professionals, activists, researchers, policy makers, insect producers  and consumers

The 2021 document titled = Looking at edible insects from food safety perspectives, Challenges and opportunities for the sector= can be accessed  by visiting   <https://doi.org/10.4060/cb4094en>

 

 

Happy reading, as you make insect consumption another  option, at your dining table !!

 

 

Dele Fapohunda

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2 May, 2021

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