Preliminary results of survey on food safety aspects of drone brood from Apis mellifera L.

@inproceedings{Herren2019PreliminaryRO,
  title={Preliminary results of survey on food safety aspects of drone brood from Apis mellifera L.},
  author={P. Herren and D. Amb{\"u}hl and J. Grunder},
  year={2019}
}
  • P. Herren, D. Ambühl, J. Grunder
  • Published 2019
  • Biology
  • Drone brood removal is a common practice for the control of the honeybee parasite Varroa destructor in beehives of Apis mellifera L. in Switzerland and other European countries. At present, the removed drone brood is not used. Drone brood has potential to become a new food product and a new income for beekeepers (Lecocq et al. 2018). In contrast to insects currently produced for food, honeybees feed in an open system in the environment, which is difficult to control. Therefore, food borne… CONTINUE READING

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