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Edible Insects: Future Prospects for Food and Feed Security

Series: FAO Forestry Paper Volume: 171

By: Arnold Von Huis (Author), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (Author)

203 pages, illustrations

Food and Agriculture Organisation

Paperback | Jul 2013 | #212479 | ISBN-13: 9789251075951
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NHBS Price: £27.50 $34/€31 approx

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Edible Insects describes the contribution of insects to food security. It shows the many traditional and potential new uses of insects for direct human consumption and the opportunities for and constraints to farming them for food and feed. It examines the body of research on issues such as insect nutrition and food safety, the use of insects as animal feed, and the processing and preservation of insects and their products.

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