EC-funded project PROteINSECT recognised for its ambitious innovation potential in using insect-based protein for animal feed
October 2015 FINDING ANSWERS TO USING INSECT PROTEIN IN ANIMAL FEED
PROteINSECT furthers the research agenda in line with EFSA recommendations and its own research mandate
The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) has provided an opinion on "the use of insects as food and feed and the review of scientific knowledge on the health risks related to the consumption of insects.”
PROteINSECT shares insight & expertise at UK science festival
August 2014:Young men most likely to eat insects, study reveals
July 2014: PROteINSECT Press Conference, in Accra, Ghana
May 2014: Over 80% of consumers want to know more about using insects as feed
May 2014: Knowledge shared to support legislative change and consumer acceptance of insect protein in animal feed
April 2014: PROteINSECT featured in Antenna magazine
April 2014: New film reveals insect protein in animal feed can improve the health and quality of chickens
March 2014: 75% of survey respondents happy to eat animals fed on insects.
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Feb 2014 :Should we feed animals with insect protein?
Would you be happy to eat chicken reared on fly larvae?
Are you concerned about the sustainability of traditional sources of animal feed?
Oct 2013: Legislation across Europe must be changed if we want to allow insects to contribute to the sustainable production of livestock.
May 2013:A new €3 million, EU -funded project, PROteINSECT, is investigating how flies can contribute to the growing demand for protein in animal feed.
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