The horizon is vast, and the journey will be long, but I'm excited so many edible insect companies are coming along! Wendy Lu McGill, CEO of Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch, made a great point during her presentation at Eating Insects Detroit. She mentioned that most of the entomo-enthusiasts in the room had something in common: they [...]
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Collaboration is Key For Future of Edible Insect Regulations
Class is in session! The rustling of eager students settling into their seats softened as the lights in the auditorium dimmed. "Let's set the stage to discuss the U.S. regulation of insect-derived foods," began Ricardo Carvajal, director at Hyman, Phelps & McNamara. He was about to take us on a journey touching on what is [...]
15 Reasons Why People Who Eat Insects Are Saving The World and Themselves
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 in turn eat them is incredibly inefficient. 4. Insects require much less land to raise and they are cold-blooded, so they require less feed [...]
What Do Insects Taste Like?
Maybe you've been seduced by my other articles or your curiosity has finally gotten the best of you. Or maybe you've watched a little kid munch a bug or two and want to vicariously understand what she's tasting. Do you want an idea of what they taste like first? Here's my best attempt at describing [...]