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Parliamentary question - E-000250/2023Parliamentary question

EU forcing us to eat insects

Question for written answer  E-000250/2023
to the Commission
Rule 138
Aurélia Beigneux (ID)

In accordance with Regulation (EU) 2015/2283, the European Commission recently issued the necessary authorisations for house crickets to be used in food, initially in the form of defatted flour. Why? In the name of saving the planet and reducing meat consumption, all while ending world hunger.

Further to pressure in particular from the World Economic Forum, the propaganda around eating insects keeps growing, despite the fact that there are many adverse health effects. The known ones include allergies, depression, cardiovascular diseases and cancers, not to mention the risk of infection with intestinal parasites.

In the light of the above:

Submitted: 26.1.2023

Last updated: 3 February 2023
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