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.
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The wrong path to promote edible insects

The wrong path to promote edible insects | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
The focus on edible insects fun articles limits the success for British consumers to regard entomophagy as a viable alternative to other sources of protein.
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Eating insects is better than eating meat, but is it any more ethical?

Eating insects is better than eating meat, but is it any more ethical? | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Arguments abound for the advantages of eating insects; but should we?
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Researcher Dr Alan Yen says cultural attitudes and legislation need to change if insects are to help fill global protein demand

Researcher Dr Alan Yen says cultural attitudes and legislation need to change if insects are to help fill global protein demand | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

Western cultures need to rethink their attitudes to eating insects, according to researcher Dr Alan Yen.

The associate professor at Latrobe University says five billion people in Africa, Asia and Latin America eat insects as a part of their diet.

A recent report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation for the UN advocated greater use of insects as both human and animal feed.

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Pestival on Shaw TV - YouTube

Shaw TV's Dan Kahan eats...insects? Find out how delicious and beneficial eating insect protein is. go! Island airs daily on ShawTV Channel 4. Connect with U...
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Edible insects now available at the supermarket

Edible insects now available at the supermarket | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
As of today Jumbo supermarkets in the cities of Groningen and Haren will start selling edible insects products. 'Buggy balls', 'buggy burgers' and even 'bug
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Health food turning to crickets for new source of protein

Health food turning to crickets for new source of protein | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Crickets are popping up in snacks and other health food items as start-ups try to cash in on the new trend.
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How bug farming is changing the food economy

How bug farming is changing the food economy | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Edible insects may help save the environment, if they can be farmed cheaply enough.
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Future Food - Year 2080

Future Food - Year 2080 | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Join us Thursday,  December 4, 2014 at Little Pink Monster Gallery as we explore the future of food, Homegrown Revival Style!  Little Herds will be providing locally raised insects for this special dinner!Doors open at 6:30PMDinner will begin at 7PM.BYOB is encouraged.  Treaty Oaks Distillery will be providing Starlite Vodka for some complimentary seasonal cocktails.Little Pink Monster Gallery is located at 916 Springdale Road  Austin, TXBuilding #2 Gallery #103A percentage of the ticket price w
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Fancy a "mince fly"? Why bugs could be the future of festive food - Telegraph

Fancy a "mince fly"? Why bugs could be the future of festive food - Telegraph | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
The pies, made from mealworm, beetle larvae and locusts, mixed with dried fruit and spices, were handed out to shoppers at London's Borough Market
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6 Startups That Want to Convince You to Eat Bugs

If these entrepreneurs succeed, you'll have crickets in your protein bars and ants in your cocktails.
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Turning To Crickets To Fight Malnutrition

Turning To Crickets To Fight Malnutrition | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
A project to encourage insect farming is underway in Laos, however, it remains to be seen whether insect-eating will take off globally.
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Apocalypse Dieting: Edible Insects - Zombie Guide Magazine

Apocalypse Dieting: Edible Insects - Zombie Guide Magazine | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
When was the last time you ate something that you didn’t like just for nutritional value? Putting aside those of us that take vitamins and pills, it was probably when you were a child.
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Tired of Turkey? Eat Bugs Instead!

Tired of Turkey? Eat Bugs Instead! | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Whether or not you celebrate Thanksgiving, there are plenty of good reasons to eat bugs instead of turkey. #wtworldcat #eatbugs
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▶ Are Insects The Future Of Food? | Future/Now | Channel NewsAsia Connect - YouTube

Scientists have warned of severe food shortages come 2050, when world population hits the projected 9 billion. Could insects and worms be the alternative foo...
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▶ Why not eat insects? | Pat Crowley | TEDxJacksonHole - YouTube

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Pat Crowley pioneers the changing psychology of eating bugs. Pat Cr...
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It's time to bring insect-based food to mainstream consumption! | LinkedIn

It's time to bring insect-based food to mainstream consumption! | LinkedIn | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
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What's on the menu? Bugs!

What's on the menu? Bugs! | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
PUPILS at a Glasgow school were given the chance to sample a cuisine with a difference.
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Rethinking the cultural fear of eating insects

Rethinking the cultural fear of eating insects | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Researcher Dr Alan Yen says cultural attitudes and legislation need to change if insects are to help fill global protein demand
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Marketing insects as food products – a regulatory update | Food Health Legal

Marketing insects as food products – a regulatory update | Food Health Legal | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
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Tarantulas With Cricket Salad: It's What's For Dinner

Tarantulas With Cricket Salad:  It's What's For Dinner | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
David G. Gordon explains why we should be eating bugs and talks about some of the recipes in his book, The Eat-A-Bug Cookbook: 40 Ways to Cook Crickets,
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PhD project: Consumer acceptance and preference for new food from edible insects in Kenya - Mohammed H. Alemu – University of Copenhagen

In this PhD project, we will assess the market potential in terms of consumer acceptance of and preference for introducing new insect-based food products in Kenya. Using a discrete choice experiment method based on quantitative interviews with a representative sample of respondents from rural and urban areas, we will estimate consumers' willingness to pay to reveal demand for insect-based food products and reflect the associated marketing opportunities for potential agribusinesses engaged in producing food products using insect proteins.

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The world's first insect and wine matching guide

The world's first insect and wine matching guide | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
British wine merchants Laithwaite's Wine created the pairing list of bugs and complementary wines which features mealworms, crickets, ants and locusts.
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#Food : GetSharp, la startup qui va nous faire manger des insectes dès janvier 2015 - Maddyness

#Food : GetSharp, la startup qui va nous faire manger des insectes dès janvier 2015 - Maddyness | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
GetSharp est une jeune entreprise qui s'est donné pour mission, d'introduire les insectes dans la consommation quotidienne des Français.
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Ecotone Foods' Roasted Insect Snack Mix!

Ecotone Foods' Roasted Insect Snack Mix! | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
We're helping to mitigate the damaging effects of agriculture by creating delicious and sustainable snack foods using edible insects!
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Would you eat 'mince flies' made of beetle larvae and locusts?

Would you eat 'mince flies' made of beetle larvae and locusts? | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
Children are handing out unusual festive delicacies containing insects as the main ingredient in London's famous Borough Market to raise awareness of sustainable food.
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