entomophagy


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entomophagy

(ˌɛntəˈmɒfædʒɪ)
n
the eating of insects as food
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World Entomophagy is using naturally processed insects to create products with safe and reputable insect ingredients.
Several entomophagy websites have also indicated that insect cuisines are becoming common and popular with health conscious individuals.
Entomophagy - the human consumption of insects - is not a novel idea, the Bible mentions entomophagy, as do texts from Ancient Greece and Rome.
Research the risk of potential zoonosis, pathogens, toxins and heavy metals (through the use of bio-waste streams) from entomophagy.
A cross-sectional survey of entomophagy in Zimbabwe was performed in capitals of all provinces where 100 individuals were sampled in each capital.
Entomophagy, the human consumption of insects, is mentioned in the Bible and texts from Ancient Greece and Rome but insect eating didn't became common in modern Europe.
A favourite of Wahaca boss Thomasina Miers, they are the latest in the study of entomophagy or insect eating, which is seen by many leading experts as the only logical answer to the critical pressure the world's growing population is putting on food supplies.
There are articles coming out almost daily about entomophagy," Ellis said.
As her website explains, after studying an MSc in Sustainable Environments and focusing her studies on sustainable food and more specifically entomophagy, Alex Ward decided she wanted to inform the wider community on the benefits of including insects in our food system.
Entomophagy 101: Why We Want You to Eat Bugs (World Entomophagy, University of Georgia Department of Entomology, MIGHTY MEALworm, Little Herds)