The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) announced a favorable assessment of using a mealworm for human food. They concluded this specific product is safe for human consumption, under the requirements and procedures of a thorough evaluation, as required by the European Union (EU) regarding new food legislation.
This is a major step forward for the industry, an important milestone towards wider EU commercialization of edible insects.
See here the full press release of the IPIFF: https://lnkd.in/gpEzNiX
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