Project

EDINCO 2: Microbiological and chemical food safety risks in the breeding of insects

Acronym
EDINCO 2
Duration
01 October 2015 → 31 March 2019
Funding
Federal funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Analytical spectrometry
    • Food chemistry
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Public health nutrition
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production not elsewhere classified
    • Veterinary public health and food safety
Keywords
insect breeding
 
Project description

Objectives
1) What is the relation between the rearing conditions and the microbial and chemical safety of the insects?
2) Which substrates can be used for safe, large-scale insect growing and what are the requirements that have to be met?
3) What are good practices for the rearer to produce a safe supply of insects?