Entomophagy: Edib...
Follow
Find
19.0K views | +1 today
 
Scooped by Ana C. Day
onto Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food
Scoop.it!

Le burger aux insectes met les parlementaires d'accord

Le burger aux insectes met les parlementaires d'accord
Ana C. Day's insight:

Evénement singulier dans les couloirs du Palais fédéral: une dégustation de mets à base d'insectes. Au menu: burgers à base de vers de farine, rissoles aux grillons, petits biscuits chocolatés décorés d'un criquet, ou encore cake au citron et aux larves.

more...
No comment yet.
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
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

Insects for food and feed - Welcome to the new Global Stakeholder Directory (version 1.0) on Edible Insects

Insects for food and feed - Welcome to the new Global Stakeholder Directory (version 1.0) on Edible Insects | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Ana C. Day's insight:

"Welcome to the new Global Stakeholder Directory (version 1.0) on Edible Insects!


This directory lets stakeholders present their current and past work on insects as feed and food. It also enables users to identify synergies on cross cutting topics such as: nutrition, livestock management, legislation, labelling and investment while facilitating networking at regional/national levels.

Stakeholders are invited to join the directory and share contact details, social media channels, and website links which link directly to your publications.

If you would like to be part of this dynamic directory please write to Christopher.Muenke@fao.org. You will then be contacted by FAO in due time with further instructions on how to proceed. Users can choose what information is published online OR if you would like to keep your information private, it will be made available only to the FAO Edible Insect Programme.

The Edible insect programme would like to acknowledge the work done by Ms. Rena Chen, who developed the “International Entomophagist Contact Directory” and whose data was incorporated in this directory. We also acknowledge the work by Wageningen University in incorporating their previous database."

more...
Marina Mednik-Vaksman's curator insight, May 31, 8:42 AM

Favorite Map of All Time! Excited to explore all the insect stakeholders #aroundtheworld

Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

10 Unusual Dishes Every Man Should Try Before He Dies - Esquire

10 Unusual Dishes Every Man Should Try Before He Dies - Esquire | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
From alpaca to zebra, world cuisine has more to offer than chicken and chips
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

The protein problem | Global Food Security blog

The protein problem | Global Food Security blog | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

For these reasons government agencies and businesses have begun to investigate unconventional sources of protein that maximise the efficiency of inputs such as energy and minimise the trade-offs between the production of animal feed, biofuels and crops for human consumption.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

Book Review- Daniella Martin's Edible

Book Review- Daniella Martin's Edible | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

Can bugs be the answer to our growing food supply and environmental
problems? In her book, Edible, Daniella Martin makes a compelling case for
the need to ease the western world into the idea of consuming insects as an
alternative to meat.


more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

▶ Everything you Need to Know About Eating Insects - YouTube

With a growing world population and diminishing resources, we explore the sustainable option of edible insects. What do you think about entomphagy? Tell us a...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

Ce Waremmien nous fera manger des insectes

Ce Waremmien nous fera manger des insectes | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
L’université de Gembloux s’apprête à produire 50 tonnes d’insectespar an. À la tête du projet, le Waremmien Frédéric Francis.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

Survey reveals Brits are coming round to creepy crawly cuisine

Survey reveals Brits are coming round to creepy crawly cuisine | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Eating insects is no longer just the preserve of celebrities battling it out for public votes in the jungle…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

▶ Insects to Feed the World Conference 2014 - YouTube

The first international conference on insects for food and feed brought over 450 participants from 45 countries together to discuss the state of the art in e...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

Why the future of food tastes like a mealworm

Why the future of food tastes like a mealworm | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Producing animal proteins for a hungry planet imposes major costs to our wallets and the environment. That's a supersized business opportunity.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

Surprisingly Delicious Edible Insects

Surprisingly Delicious Edible Insects | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Enjoy these bizarre yet delicious insects that are eaten all over the globe!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

IDS research highlights why looking to the future is critical for development - Institute of Development Studies

IDS research highlights why looking to the future is critical for development - Institute of Development Studies | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
IDS
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

Farmer Sets His Sights On A New Crop: Crickets | netnebraska.org

Farmer Sets His Sights On A New Crop: Crickets | netnebraska.org | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

When you’re hungry, do you reach for potato chips or peanuts? What about a handful of crickets? One daring entrepreneur is bucking the “yuck” factor and opening the first U.S. farm to grow insects exclusively for human consumption.


more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

The Tim Noakes diet, climate change and entomophagy | African Climate & Development Initiative

The Tim Noakes diet, climate change and entomophagy | African Climate & Development Initiative | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

Are Insects the future? Gabi Lewis shares details about his Cricket Flour Company, exo.co from bitehype

Are Insects the future? Gabi Lewis shares details about his Cricket Flour Company, exo.co from bitehype | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

Listen to bitehype episodes free, on demand. In this episode, we're talking to Gabi Lewis, co-founder of exo.co.

Exo produces (delicious!) Cricket Flour Protein Bars and I was highly intrigued to give them a try, after I saw them on a Random Show with Tim Ferriss and Kevin Rose.


more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

Meats, butter and even insects destined for smokehouse on Duke's campus

Meats, butter and even insects destined for smokehouse on Duke's campus | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

Duke's creative cuisine - 

"The idea is to challenge students," he says. "You're grossed out by insects, but other people eat them as a good source of protein. Maybe there are ways to prepare them that would appeal to you."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

Fancy a Bug Bar?

Fancy a Bug Bar? | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Yum! An Icelandic company is developing nutritious energy bars based on bug flour (ground crickets). The bars are supposedly protein and energy dense, as well as environmentally friendly. The creators say there's no reason to be concerned about the main ingredient. Insect flour is said to have a mild and nutty taste. In addition, the energy bars contain things like almonds, coconut and cocoa. And then you can't really taste the crickets very much. Want one? BBC: Icelandic business plans energy bar made of insects
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

How Are Crickets Processed and Used As Food - Cricket Flour

How Are Crickets Processed and Used As Food - Cricket Flour | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Cricket Flour is a way that insects are being introduced to western diets. The flour is used as an ingredient and not the main feature. Milling crickets into a flour also takes away the ick factor....
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

Entomophagy and the global food system: future scenarios and plausible pathways - Institute of Development Studies

Entomophagy and the global food system: future scenarios and plausible pathways - Institute of Development Studies | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
IDS
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

Steve Wood ... Would You?: Larva, scorpion, more larva, oh my!

Steve Wood ... Would You?: Larva, scorpion, more larva, oh my! | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
The Insectarium offered me a free lunch and I accepted.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

What’s the buzz?

What’s the buzz? | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

A Bangalore museum dedicated to creepy-crawly superstars, ... Or that a termite queen has more nutritional protein per pound than chicken or beef. There’s even a list enumerating the economic value (in dollars, most over a billion) of various insects. It might be just a tiny room, filled with tiny creatures, but it goes a long way in proving that fear of insects is unfounded, and that bigger isn’t always better. (nbaii.res.in;call in advance.)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

Will You Have a Slice of Worm Pie With a Side of Bed Bugs?

Will You Have a Slice of Worm Pie With a Side of Bed Bugs? | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
The U.N. has declared 1,900 insect species edible...if you care to try them.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

▶ Kid Candy Review 24: Eating Bugs! - YouTube

Kid Candy Review 24: Eating Bugs! Starring Jillian & Adelaide of babyteeth4! Reviewed: chocolate covered insects, candy ants, Crickettes ! Kid Candy Review: ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

▶ El Tzizim u Hormiga Culona- La entomofagia en Comitán - YouTube

Hoy me toca hablar un poco sobre la gastronomía de Comitán, en Chiapas México, estuve investigando basada en gran parte por lo que yo conozco de Comitán, ¿cu...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

Chef puts eco-bullies on the menu | Science News for Students

Chef puts eco-bullies on the menu | Science News for Students | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Some immigrant species can become a nuisance, eating up or displacing the natives. Often people find little incentive to catch and remove the newcomers — unless they find them too yummy to pass up.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

L'angle Péloquin : sauterelles croquantes et autres délices | Tristan Péloquin

L'angle Péloquin : sauterelles croquantes et autres délices | Tristan Péloquin | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

Mettez vos préjugés de côté. Les insectes sont comme le tofu : ils sont bourrés de protéines et goûtent, en principe, l’assaisonnement auquel on les a mélangés. C’est une des promesses faites par l’industrie naissante de l’entomophagie, qui vient d’organiser une étonnante dégustation à l’Insectarium de Montréal. « Manger un grillon, c’est comme manger une crevette » - Anne Charpentier, directrice de l’Insectarium de Montréal.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ana C. Day
Scoop.it!

Eat!Brussels ou le retour annoncé des grillons!

Eat!Brussels ou le retour annoncé des grillons! | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Il y a un sentiment que tous les Bruxellois partagent en cette fin d’été, c’est une pointe de déception : avoir vu passer un mois d’août cruel rythmé par un compte à rebours vers la rentrée sans qu...
more...
No comment yet.