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EU AGREES ON INSECT PROTEIN FOR AQUAFEED

IPIFF, the European Umbrella Organisation representing the interests of the Insect Production sector for Food and Feed – welcomed the ‘green light’ given by EU Member States on the authorisation of insect proteins as fish feed.The EU Member States representatives endorsed a European Commission proposal which was discussed today in a meeting of the EU…

INSECT JOURNAL TO CO-OPERATE WITH EAAP

The Journal of Insects as Food and Feed (JIFF) will collaborate with the recently appointed Study Commission on Insects of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP).Last August, at their annual meeting in Belfast, UK, the EAAP announced a new Study Commission on Insects. This Commission will address all questions concerning biomass as substrate for…

LEGALIZATION OF INSECT BASED MEAL AND THE RE-INTRODUCTION OF PROCESSED ANIMAL PROTEINS IN POULTRY FEEDS

The British Poultry Council (BPC) is calling for the legalization of insect based meal and the re-introduction of processed animal proteins in poultry feeds, as new government figures reveal that poultry feed prices are rising at a higher rate than prices of other livestock feeds. According to the figures, released by the UK Government’s Department…