List of permitted species

In Finland from 1.1.2019 onwards the following insect species can be placed on the market as food until the decision about authorization has been taken by the European Commission:

  • Acheta domesticus
  • Alphitobius diaperinus
  • Apis mellifera
  • Gryllodes sigillatus
  • Hermetia illucens
  • Locusta migratoria
  • Schistocerca gregaria
  • Tenebrio molitor

Applications for novel food authorisation have been submitted for these insect species before 1.1.2019.

Page last updated 10/28/2020