Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food
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Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food
Insects as a protein alternative and solution to our world's food crisis.
Curated by Ana C. Day
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Is it legal to farm insects (for human consumption) in the UK? - The Bug Shack

Is it legal to farm insects (for human consumption) in the UK? - The Bug Shack | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
I was uncertain for a long time about whether or not it was legal to farm insects for human consumption in the UK. It’s hard to find a yes/no answer to that, so I thought I’d find out for myself. Here’s the short version:

Is it legal to sell insects in the UK for human consumption? Yes, certain species.
Is it legal to farm insects in the UK for human consumption? Yes, for now.
Is it legal to farm insects for animal feed in the UK? No, not for land animals; it is allowed for fish.
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Mealworms: The Next High-Protein Food Source?

Mealworms: The Next High-Protein Food Source? | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
While beetle larvae may not seem appetizing, study finds they're more environmentally friendly than livestock
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