When buying edible insects or other novel foods, you need to know that Europe has the highest standards of food-safety policy.
The EU's food safety policy covers food from farm to fork. It is designed to guarantee:
EU food policy comprises:
Where specific consumer protection is justified, there may be special rules on:
Science underpins EU food safety policy.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) provides the European Commission and EU countries with independent scientific advice when laws are being drafted and when policymakers are dealing with a food safety scare.
The Commission applies the precautionary principle - it acts immediately if scientists say there is even a potential danger."
Buy european, buy safe!