Will ‘novel food’ help Europe save the climate?

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has been receiving a growing number of applications related to the placing of sustainable alternative proteins on the EU market. Will that help reduce the climate impact of Europe’s food system?

by Claudia Delpero
Enjoy your mealworm: An insect burger on sale at a Swiss supermarket. Similar products could soon be coming to the EU. Photo: Fatih Erel/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Enjoy your mealworm: An insect burger on sale at a Swiss supermarket. Similar products could soon be coming to the EU. Photo: Fatih Erel/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

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