All insects are equal, but some insects are more equal than others

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Fischer, Arnout R.H.; Steenbekkers, L.P.A. (Bea);

Purpose: Lack of acceptance of insects as food is considered a barrier against societal adoption of the potentially valuable contribution of insects to human foods. An underlying barrier may be that insects are lumped together as one group, while consumers typically try... View more
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