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- Mézes, M.
- Acta alimentaria 2018 v.47 no.4 pp. 513-522
- poisonous plants, etc ; adverse effects; animal products; biocides; chemical pollutants; dioxins; edible insects; food safety; health effects assessments; heavy metals; hypersensitivity; insect proteins; microorganisms; mycotoxins; novel foods; pathogens; phytotoxins; protein sources; rearing; toxicity; veterinary drugs; Show all 21 Subjects
- ... Insects are alternative protein sources as nutritious novel food. However, there are some risks associated with the consumption of insects, even if rearing in controlled systems. Except for a recent EFSA opinion on the safety of insects as food, the European law is not conclusive regarding using insects as food products. Insects may be associated with microorganisms, but the prevalence of pathogen ...