Research Papers and Articles from the 2018 Eating Insects Athens Conference

Following the success of the Eating Insects Athens conference held in Athens, Georgia August 13 – 15, 2018, we’re pleased to post this collection of intriguing articles and papers.

Of special note is the opening article, “A Special Issue on Insects as Feed and Food as Tribute to Dr. Marianne Clopton Shockley (14 August 1975 to 12 May 2019),” which introduces the papers and recognizes the important work of Dr. Marianne Clopton Shockley.

Please enjoy the collection below:

  1. A Special Issue on Insects as Feed and Food as Tribute to Dr. Marianne Clopton Shockley (14 August 1975 to 12 May 2019)

  2. Eating Insects Athens Conference 2018 and the North American Coalition for Insect Agriculture

  3. The Cultural Importance of Edible Insects in Oaxaca, Mexico

  4. The Colonial/Imperial History of Insect Food Avoidance in the United States

  5. The Need for Alternative Insect Protein in Africa

  6. Insect Food Products in the Western World: Assessing the Potential of a New ‘Green’ Market

  7. Impact of Larval Competition on Life-History Traits of the Black Soldier Fly

  8. Adult Reproductive Tract Morphology and Spermatogenesis in the Black Soldier Fly

  9. Crude Protein, Amino Acid, and Iron Content of Tenebrio Molitor Reared on an Agricultural By-Product from Maize Production: An Exploratory Study

  10. Approaches for Utilizing Insect Protein for Human Consumption: Effect of Enzymatic Hydrolysis on Protein Quality and Functionality

  11. Insect Composition and Uses in Animal Feeding Applications: A Brief Review

  12. How to Reply to Some Ethical Objections to Entomophagy