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 !!
2 May, 2021