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04. News
Eating Insects - New Proteins for Farm Animals
Eating Insects - New Proteins for Farm Animals

It may not become your favorite dish, but in some parts of the world insects are considered a healthy and tasty source of food. In China animal farmers are using insects also as a low-cost and highly nutritious animal feed. Now nutrition experts are investigating how this protein-rich feed could be introduced to farmers in Europe. 

Geert Bruggeman – Maggots: the perfect protein source
Geert Bruggeman – Maggots: the perfect protein source

Relying on proteins from fast-growing insects such as maggots presents many advantages, but we need a better knowledge of these protein sources before they can be turned into animal feed

A pest management toolbox to reduce pesticide use
A pest management toolbox to reduce pesticide use

Integrated pest management gains momentum due to European regulations on pesticides reduction. But the challenges are to integrate all alternative methods and to get farmers involved. 

When your water is contaminated
When your water is contaminated

Every year 300.000 Europeans are falling ill because of contaminated drinking water. A new high-speed test is being developed to identify the contamination of drinking water much faster than today and thus reduce the number of victims considerably.

When urban waste become bioplastics
When urban waste become bioplastics

Bacteria may be the key to produce useful bioplastics from the gasification of urban waste

Sophie Hieke - No ‘one size fits all’ for health claims
Sophie Hieke - No ‘one size fits all’ for health claims

Health claims and symbols on food products could have a positive impact on public health. But there’s no clear view yet on what works best. 

05. EVENTS

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Commnet events
Effective communications on a small budget - Eleventh webinar

Tuesday 6 May 2014, 12:30CET/11:30UK | Learn how to deliver smart research communications activities with relatively low budgets

CommNet for Education: TRADEIT – in action – Sixth eSeminar

Thursday 8 May 2014, 13:30CET/12:30 UK | An eSeminar for students and teachers to discover how the TRADEIT project addresses food safety, logistics, sustainability, product development and consumer information.

ESOF 2014, Euroscience Open Forum

21 - 26 June 2014 | Copenhagen, Denmark - Europe’s largest, general science meeting, held in a leading Europe city every two years

CommNet workshop at SIAL - Salon International de l'Agroalimentaire

19 - 23 October 2014 | Paris Nord Villepinte, France - The world's largest food innovation marketplace

Other events
Biopolymers Symposium 2014

12-13 May 2014 | Philadelphia, PA USA - Connecting end users with the latest applications and the most innovative technologies

Innovation alimentaire et durabilité en France

14 May 2014, 9:00 - 17:00 | AgroParisTech, Paris, France - Quelles tendance et solutions?

1st International Pleasure Conference

18-19 June 2014 | La Rochelle, France - Salt-Sugar-Lipids reduction

International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics – IPC2014

24 - 26 June 2014 | Budapest, Hungary
IPC2014 aims to highlight evidence-based benefits as proven in clinical trials and scientific experiments.

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