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Use of edible insects as an alternative source of proteins in food and feed is increasing. These last years, numerous companies in Europe have started producing insects for food and feed purposes. In the European Union, the use of edible insects for human consumption falls within Regulation (EU)...

Author(s)
Marien, A.; Sedefoglu, H.; Dubois, B.; Maljean, J.; Francis, F.; Berben, G.; Guillet, S.; Morin, J. F.; Fumière, O.; Debode, F.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2022, 8, March,
Abstract

In this study, we aim to evaluate the chemical characteristics, and nutritional quality of raw meat from broiler chicken fed a black soldier fly larvae meal. Three hundred twenty female broiler chicks were divided into four dietary treatments (8 replicates/treatments). Birds were fed maggot meal at ...

Author(s)
Mlaga, K. G.; Agboka, K.; Attivi, K.; Tona, K.; Osseyi, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Heliyon, 2022, 8, 11,
CAB ReviewFull Text

Locusts may cause massive destruction of crops and pastures and adversely affect livelihoods and food security of farmers and pastoralists. Like other insects, locusts and grasshoppers are rich in protein (50-65% in dry matter) and their essential amino acid composition is good. In the diets of...

Author(s)
Makkar, H.; Heuzé, V.; Tran, G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CABI Reviews, 2022, 17, 038, pp 1-14
Abstract

Feeding insects as raw or processed is becoming widespread among poultry farmers due to the high cost of animal feed ingredients. Various factors such as cultural beliefs, level of education, geographical location, gender, and exposure could affect the acceptance or rejection of such meat that are...

Author(s)
Mtolo, M.; Ikusika, O. O.; Mpendulo, T. C.; Haruzivi, C.
Publisher
Cogent OA, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Cogent Food & Agriculture, 2022, 8, 2140471,
Abstract

Tenebrio molitor (mealworm) larvae are one of the most intriguing edible insects, and they may be raised on a variety of substrates, including by-products, side-stream products, and former foodstuff. The substrates could affect drastically the productive performances as well as the...

Author(s)
Mancini, S.; Fratini, F.; Provera, I.; Dovicchi, J.; Tuccinardi, T.; Minieri, S.; Papini, R. A.; Forzan, M.; Paci, G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Italian Journal of Animal Science, 2022, 21, 1, pp 1419-1429
Abstract

Production of insects for food and feed purposes is rapidly emerging in Europe, filling an important niche of locally supplied protein and fat sources with improved environmental sustainability. Processing of insect biomass is becoming of utmost importance to fulfill the requirements for safe...

Author(s)
Parniakov, O.; Mikhrovska, M.; Wiktor, A.; Alles, M.; Ristic, D.; Bogusz, R.; Nowacka, M.; Devahastin, S.; Mujumdar, A.; Heinz, V.; Smetana, S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Drying Technology, 2022, 40, 8, pp 1500-1513
Abstract

Diet is one of the most important factors affecting the growth and lifecycle of Tenebrio molitor L. The chemical and nutritional properties of the diet of mealworms are well studied whereas its physical properties are almost neglected. This work aims to study the effects of four different particle...

Author(s)
El-Deen, S. N.; Spranghers, T.; Baldacchino, F.; Deruytter, D.
Publisher
Institute of Entomology, Czech Academy of Sciences, Ceské Budejovice, Czech Republic
Citation
European Journal of Entomology, 2022, 119, 242-249, pp 242-249
Abstract

It is reported that the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) is partnering with AgriFutures Australia and the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) to create a new centre for knowledge on insect production for livestock feed and other uses. The...

Publisher
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Canberra, Australia
Citation
Partners in Research for Development, 2022, 3, pp 6-7
Abstract

This experiment was conducted to investigate effects of different concentrations of flaxseed oil on growth performance, body nutrient composition and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) composition of Hermetia illucens larvae. A total of 2 400 1st instar Hermetia illucens larvae were randomly...

Author(s)
Li ZhenYang; Guo Zhen; Sun JiaBo; Ding XiangBin; Zhang JianBin; Hong Liang; Zhang LinLin; Hu DeBao
Publisher
Chinese Association of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Beijing, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Animal Nutrition, 2022, 34, 10, pp 6781-6789
Abstract

These proceedings contain articles that discuss the dialogue and the exchange of research results on the use of insects in the context of food and feed security, toward building evidence-based legislation, advancing communal knowledge, and promoting innovation for the sector. Finally, the...

Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 2022, 8, Suppl. 1, pp S1-S185

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