A new preclinical study concludes that cricket powder provides distinctive antioxidant properties in addition to excellent nutrition, making it an innovative tool to be used in both food and medical fields.
Human insect consumption has received another boost as the lesser mealworm (Alphitobius diaperinus) becomes the fourth insect to receive a positive assessment by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for human consumption.
UK-based insect mini-farm innovator, Better Origin, uses artificial intelligence (AI) technology to convert local food waste into high-quality animal feed in the form of insect larvae. It aims to help the food industry achieve its net-zero targets, create...
It’s not the yuck factor that is holding back insects in the West but the lack of culinary identity and authenticity, argues a Dutch researcher, and a multi-stakeholder approach is needed to create this.