Industrial Production of Insects

The DGAV has drawn up the Technical Clarification No. 1/DGAV/2022, which aims to clarify Economic Operators regarding the requirements applicable to Establishments that produce and sell food for human consumption that incorporates insects or insect-based products.

In this Clarification, among other aspects, reference is made to the Licensing regime applicable to the foreseen hygiene requirements, to the species of insects that can be produced, marketed and used for human consumption in Portugal and reference is also made to the need to register these Establishments and your amendments with the DGAV.

Source: DGAV

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