Italy Bans Use of Insect Flour in Pasta and Pizza

The European Union (EU) approved use of partially defatted powder of Acheta Domesticus (the house cricket) to the region’s food market. European Union Commission Approval for Cricket Flour The European Union’s Commission approved an application from Cricket One Company in 2019, allowing food producers to use the powder in a variety of foods, such as pizza, pasta, nuts, snacks, sauces, meat preparations, soups, bread, crackers, … Continue reading Italy Bans Use of Insect Flour in Pasta and Pizza

Cricket Powder Approved As Flour Ingredient

The European Union just approved cricket powder, “Acheta domesticus” as a component of flour-based foods. Cricket Powder in Flour The European Union (EU) will begin allowing food producers to include cricket powder in flour-based products. Cricket flour is made by whole-milling cooked crickets that have been dried. It is a whole, unprocessed food and not an isolated protein source. After deciding to approve cricket powder, … Continue reading Cricket Powder Approved As Flour Ingredient