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BfR: 'Insects as a source of food is arousing more and more public interest, so it is important to clarify how safe these foods are.' ©iStock

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Germans give insect food a definite ‘maybe’

By Ursula Arens

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. 


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