More safety data is needed for insects as a food and feed source a symposium organised by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has heard, with Germans more likely to accept them as a feed rather than food source.
The gelatin industry has hit back at the claim that its
animal-derived ingredient may not be safe for consumption, in the
wake of increased negative publicity following tightened Canadian
regulations and new "mad cow disease"...
The UK Food Standard Agency (FSA) is considering banning the use of
sheep offal in food products as part of a number of measures
designed to combat the risk of vCJD, the human brain disease linked
to BSE in cattle.