Approval of first insect as Novel Food

Approval of first insect as Novel Food

What has been approved by the Member States

Why are we approving insects as food?

What is the Novel Food Regulation?

Why should we eat insects?

Is the product safe?

Are there any health issues?

There are already insects already being sold as food in the EU. How is this possible?

Will products containing insects be labelled?

Are there other pending files? Can we expect more insects to be authorized in the EU?

Will insects for food and feed contribute to the objectives of the Farm to Fork and the Green Deal?

What is the economic impact of this market?

What are the next steps?