Would you eat an cricket burger or a locust sandwich?

The European Union will soon see insects being sold and marketed as ‘officially approved’ food.

The ‘house cricket’, yellow mealworm and ‘migratory locusts’ can now be used in food and food ingredients throughout the EU, the European Commission announced that they have been categorized as ‘novel food’.

Carlos Álvarez-García is a Research Officer with Teagasc and joined Ali to discuss.