FSA looks to regulate edible insects market

September 2011
Meat Trades Journal;9/2/2011, p6
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the move of Great Britain Food Standards Agency (FSA) setting up a consultation into the consumption of insects and other animals in the country.


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