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- Broekman, Henrike C. H. P.; Knulst, André C.; de Jong, Govardus; Gaspari, Marco; den Hartog Jager, Constance F.; Houben, Geert F.; Verhoeckx, Kitty C. M.
- Molecular nutrition & food research 2017 v.61 no.9
- food security, etc ; Acheta domesticus; Alphitobius diaperinus; Food and Agriculture Organization; Hermetia illucens; World Health Organization; allergenicity; edible insects; food allergies; grasshoppers; humans; immunoglobulin E; moths; patients; protein sources; risk; shrimp; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... SCOPE: The growing world population is a key driver for the exploration of sustainable protein sources to ensure food security. Mealworm and other insects are promising candidates. Previously we found that shrimp allergic patients are at risk for mealworm allergy, and that mealworm can induce a primary allergy . This study set out to investigate the allergenic potential of edible insects, suggeste ...
- Ayieko, M.A.; Ogola, H.J.; Ayieko, I.A.
- Journal of insects as food and feed 2016 v.2 no.3 pp. 203-211
- food security, etc ; Acheta domesticus; Gryllus; agroecology; biscuits; calcium; carbohydrate content; carbohydrates; chickens; children; copper; domestication; edible insects; eggs; farmers; fried foods; habitats; humans; insect rearing; lakes; lipid content; manganese; mash; minerals; nutrients; nutritive value; phosphorus; potassium; protein content; riboflavin; sodium; taste; thiamin; vegetables; vitamin A; vitamin E; zinc; Kenya; Lake Victoria; Show all 39 Subjects
- ... Edible insects, particularly crickets, are becoming popular due to their nutritional value and efficiency in foodconversion. An increasing number of farmers in Kenya are seeking information on rearing crickets (Orthoptera:Gryllidae) for food and feed. The locals are gradually embracing Acheta domesticus and Gryllus bimiculatus as the species of choice. This paper discusses how cricket farming was ...