Round tables

Edible insects – food of the future?

Dedicated to Franc Bučar (1926 – 2000)

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Moderators: Diána Bánáti and Andrej Ovca

Environmental, technological, nutritional, and safety issues will be addressed through the following discussion points:

  • Beneficial role of insects for nature and humans.
  • Nutritional composition.
  • Technological challenges.
  • Food safety (risk of zoonotic infections and allergies).
  • Consumer perception.

Introduction to the topic by Davide Menozzi: Exploring the Future of Edible Insects in Europe.

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