Insects As Feed

Soldier Fly Larvae In Compost

Commercial food production in the US and Canada is tightly regulated. The appearance of problems such as Mad Cow Disease that can be transmitted in animal feed have reinforced the importance of testing and research into effects of feed on livestock and human health. Satisfying these regulations is a necessary hurdle to the use of insects as a sustainable livestock feed and source of protein.

Insects are an important food for wild birds and are consumed by free…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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