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Il survit une semaine en mangeant des insectes et de la neige

Il survit une semaine en mangeant des insectes et de la neige | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
MAN VS. WILD - Un rocher a bloqué la jambe d’un randonneur, dans un parc naturel de Californie. Il a survécu à la dure.
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Insects as a protein alternative and solution to our world's food crisis.
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Current State of Legislation For Insects As Food - 4ento

Current State of Legislation For Insects As Food - 4ento | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Is selling Insects as Food legal? Find out what the current state of legislation is for edible insects and what the future holds for this rising trend.
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Do edible insects hold the key to future food and nutrition security?

Do edible insects hold the key to future food and nutrition security? | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Future foods:
Do edible insects and other novel foods hold the key to future food and nutrition security?
A Panel Discussion
To achieve sustainable food security in the coming decades, some experts believe that promising solutions lie in novel foods, such as edible insects, lab-cultured meat, or proteins derived from fungi and algae.  For these novel food technologies to become reality, whole new production systems and new types of consumption will have to be created.
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Edible Insects: Hornets taste like sausage | Business as Unusual

Edible Insects: Hornets taste like sausage | Business as Unusual | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

Yes, I am quoting the Lion King - I have no shame. Not only is it one of the most tear-jerking Disney films, but it has educational value when it comes to entomophagy.

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Blind taste test, pitting cricket bars against regular old protein bars - Popular Science

Blind taste test, pitting cricket bars against regular old protein bars - Popular Science | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

We administered a blind taste test to members of the Popular Science staff, pitting cricket bars against regular old protein bars. Well, that’s what we told the tasters, anyway.

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Market Research of Insect Protein in China edition (1) at cnchemicals.com

Market Research of Insect Protein in China edition (1) at cnchemicals.com | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
This Market Research of Insect Protein in China shows the latest market trends and data in this area. You will find the most professional data analysis and comprehensive information of the industries market.
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Could Squirmy Livestock Dent Africa’s Protein Deficit?

Could Squirmy Livestock Dent Africa’s Protein Deficit? | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Newswise — MADISON, Wis. — As a cheap and easy source of protein for humans, it might be hard to beat the mighty mealworm.
Consider:
—The capacity of insects like mealworms to convert feed to body mass exceeds that of traditional livestock such as beef by orders of magnitude.
—Mealworms are 100 percent edible, whereas only about 40 percent of a cow or 55 percent of a chicken can be consumed.
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20 minutes - Berne favorable à la vente de grillons comestibles - Suisse

20 minutes - Berne favorable à la vente de grillons comestibles - Suisse | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Le Conseil fédéral envisage d'autoriser notamment des grillons et des sauterelles en tant que denrées alimentaires. Les amateurs de ces petites bestioles jubilent.
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Cochineal insects are a source of red dye

Cochineal insects are a source of red dye | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Cochineal insects, Dactylopius coccus, are scale insects in the family Coccidae. They are soft-bodied, flat and oval-shaped. The females attach themselves to prickly pear cactus and feed on the plant juices. The nymphs appear white or gray from the waxy white protective substance they produce. The bodies are actually a dark purple from the carmine pigment they produce. Individual cochineal insects are dispersed to new plants at the nymph stage as the wind catches the long waxy strings on the nym
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Insect Food Products Currently Available - 4ento

Insect Food Products Currently Available - 4ento | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Find out what insect food products are available, who is producing them, what is inside them and and how you can buy them. Insects are the future of food.
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Edible Insects - Regulatory Update - North America

Edible Insects - Regulatory Update - North America | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
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Federal, state and local regulations

State and local regulations vary by state. As you are using insects as food, follow all of the regulations that govern food production. An overview can be found on the FDA website.

USDA or FDA

On a Federal level, insects used as food fall under FDA oversight. The USDA’s Food and Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) regulates meat, poultry and eggs. Everything else defaults to FDA regulation. FDA regulates sea food (which is most similar to insects …think shrimp and soft shell crab) and even covers game such as venison.
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About 30 Days of Bugs

About 30 Days of Bugs | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Why would anyone eat bugs? Find out why entomophagy is a sustainable food practice.
The first thing you should know is that bugs are healthy.In fact, insects are so nutritious that the United Nations is encouraging people around the world to eat more of them. Yes, I said more of them. Approximately 2 billion people are already eating insects. It’s called entomophagy and it is a fancy word for bug consumption. Surprisingly, insects are one the healthiest foods you can eat. Critters like crickets, mealworms and waxworms are jam-packed with protein, fiber and healthy fats. They are creepy- crawly superfoods.
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Detroit 2016

Detroit 2016 | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

It's official!  On May 26-28, 2016, Detroit will be hosting a three-day, international, interdisciplinary conference on the topic of insects as food and feed.

Ana C. Day's insight:

What can you expect?  
Each day we will have a range of talks from experts from anthropology, entomology, food science and nutrition, businesses and nonprofits, and many more.  As pioneers in this movement, we are each responsible to portray the benefits, realities, struggles, and potential of insects as food the best we can to our peers.  It is the goal of the conference to provide everyone, no matter their expertise or novice, with something new for going forward.

Will you get to try some insects?
Absolutely!  The majority of the day will be dedicated to talking and thinking about insects as food, but the evenings will be devoted to eating!  Watch the events page for more details.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out using the contact page.

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Ant gin, cricket soup: Bugs crawl onto menu at Cordon Bleu

Ant gin, cricket soup: Bugs crawl onto menu at Cordon Bleu | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
BANGKOK (AP) — Bugs in a gourmet kitchen are usually something to be squashed or swatted. But at Le Cordon Bleu, the esteemed French cooking school, chefs and food scientists spent a week simmering, sauteing and grilling…
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15 Reasons Why People Who Eat Insects Are Saving The World and Themselves

15 Reasons Why People Who Eat Insects Are Saving The World and Themselves | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
1. Insects are  more sustainable and ethical  than chicken, pork, or beef...maybe even fish! 2. The  UN has advocated for eating insects 3. Growing grain and then feeding it to animals so we can...
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Edible Insects Panel Ends with a Crunch

Edible Insects Panel Ends with a Crunch | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

Hamilton College's student-run Club Ento held a panel on edible insects on Feb. 26. The discussion, titled “The Gateway Bug,” included panelists Kevin Bachhuber, founder of Big Cricket Farms, and Lucy Knops and Julia Plevin, co-founders of their startup Critter Bitters. They were joined by Alex Plakias, professor of philosophy, and Ernest Williams, professor emeritus of biology.

Entomophagy is the human consumption of insects as food, or human insectivore. The term is comprised from the Greek word éntomon, or “insect,” and phagein, “to eat.”

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Entomophagy = When People Bite Back! If you’ve... | SCIENCE SOURCE IMAGES

Entomophagy = When People Bite Back! If you’ve... | SCIENCE SOURCE IMAGES | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Entomophagy = When People Bite Back! If you’ve ever wanted to extract some revenge after enduring a lifetime of bug bites, there is a name for it…
Entomophagy is the technical term for people eating...
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Great #Entomophagy Search Results - Wageningen Academics.

Great #Entomophagy Search Results - Wageningen Academics. | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
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Why Eat Insects & Why it Matters in the West | Bug Vivant

Why Eat Insects & Why it Matters in the West | Bug Vivant | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Why eat insects? There're super nutritious and sustainable, but that's not all! Find out how globalization is threatening traditional entomophagy.
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From Paleo to Cricket Protein: 5 Natural Lifestyle Trends to Watch - Mommy Greenest

From Paleo to Cricket Protein: 5 Natural Lifestyle Trends to Watch - Mommy Greenest | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Want to know what’s the next quinoa or kale...crickets? Keep an eye on these five natural lifestyle trends!
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Eco-friendly innovation will shape the future of the food industry

Eco-friendly innovation will shape the future of the food industry | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

The study What's Cooking in Tomorrow's Kitchen stated that in the face of a growing global population and limited natural resources, alternative and environmental friendly ingredients such as macro-algae (seaweed), micro-algae (spirolina and chlorella) and insects as a form of protein, may “drastically change the market”.

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Breaking the taste taboo

Breaking the taste taboo | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

The next taste taboo

With the raw fish and cheese hurdles overcome, what is next in modifying consumer taste preferences?

Eating insects is being increasingly touted as a sustainable solution to the protein demands of a growing world population.

While marketers face a seemingly momentous task in overcoming the disgust factor – a 2014 study into commercialising insects in the West was entitled ‘How to market the impossible’ – there are ways of making insects appear more palatable.

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New food innovation conference launched

New food innovation conference launched | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Tactical insight into the food and drink industry of tomorrow is the aim of a new one-day conference exploring how businesses can harness innovation to benefit their bottom line.
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5 edible Latin American bugs

5 edible Latin American bugs | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
With the UN promoting insects as a new sustainable food, GlobalPost looks at five Latin American creepy-crawlies that locals just love to eat.
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The restaurant where a fly in the soup is a GOOD thing

The restaurant where a fly in the soup is a GOOD thing | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Grub Kitchen in Haverfordwest, South Wales, will be the UK's first restaurant to focus entirely on insect produce. Bugs of all types including grasshoppers and worms will be served.
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Insect Futures Could Be The Next Big Thing

Insect Futures Could Be The Next Big Thing | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Investors are frantically seeking an edge in the markets…

And with markets like gold and crude oil so crowded, it’s time to start thinking outside the box.

Well, there is a new commodity that’s poised to invade all parts of the market, from agriculture to medicine.

Some people might find it disturbing, but there’s already demand. Over one quarter of the world is consuming this new commodity, and more are catching on every day!

This Idea “Has Legs”
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Insect-based dishes on menu at St George's Market - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Insect-based dishes on menu at St George's Market - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
It might not be the most appealing snack for a weekend stroll round St George's Market - but we could all be indulging in these invertebrate treats in the future.
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