MUVE SS: Beyond Drinking the Worm: Linking Concept with Action to Save the World with Entomophagy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Portland Ballroom 253 (Oregon Convention Center)
James Ricci
Kim Hung
Adena Why
James Ricci
Kim Hung
Adena Why

1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:55 PM
Eat what bugs you: Entomophagy and its potential in American markets
Laura D'Asaro, Six Foods ; Rose Wang, Six Foods
2:15 PM
2:55 PM
3:15 PM
Insects as food: An overview of U.S. regulatory requirements
Ricardo Carvajal, Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.
3:35 PM
3:55 PM
3:55 PM
What are we actually eating when we consume witchetty grubs? 
Alan Yen, Department of Environment and Primary Industries ; Conrad Bilney, La Trobe University ; Susan Lawler, La Trobe University
3:55 PM
A market analysis of entomophagy in the United States
Stephen Bayes, University of California ; Virginia Emery, University of California
3:55 PM
Break and Poster Viewing
4:10 PM
Palm weevils: easy to farm and good to eat!
Mark S. Hoddle, University of California
4:30 PM
Importance of entomophagy in Madagascar
Maminirina Randrianandrasana, University of Illinois ; May R. Berenbaum, University of Illinois
4:50 PM
Act locally, reach globally: Marketing and promoting entomophagy begins at home
Jerome F. Grant, University of Tennessee ; Renee Follum, University of Tennessee
5:10 PM
5:30 PM
What entomophagy really means, and why it's so challenging
David Gracer, Community College of Rhode Island
5:50 PM
Concluding Remarks
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