Alternative Animal Feed

• “InsectFish. The use of insect meal in the fish sector: creating value from farm to fork” Bando PRIN 2022 PNRR - Piano Nazionale di Ripresa e Resilienza a titolarità del Ministero dell'Università e della Ricerca (Role: Principal Investigator), 2023-2025

Research into alternative protein sources might help to reduce environmental pollution and increase animal welfare. Insect proteins used in feed production could represent a good solution for these environmental and ethical problems. 

Reference list:

Sogari, G., Bellezza Oddon, S., Gasco, L., van Huis, A., Spranghers, T., & Mancini, S. (2023). Review: Recent advances in insect-based feeds: from animal farming to the acceptance of consumers and stakeholders. Animal, 100904.

SogariG.; Menozzi, D.; Mora, C.; Gariglio, M.; Gasco, L. and Schiavone A. (2022). How information affects consumers’ purchase intention and willingness to pay for poultry farmed with insect-based meal and live insects. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 8:2, 197-206.

Menozzi D, Sogari G, Mora C, Gariglio M, Gasco L, Schiavone A. (2021). Insects as Feed for Farmed Poultry: Are Italian Consumers Ready to Embrace This Innovation? Insects; 12(5):435.

Sogari, G., Amato, M., Biasato, I., Chiesa, S., & Gasco, L. (2019). The Potential Role of Insects as Feed: A Multi-Perspective Review. Animals, 9(4).


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