The Taste Test #1
3. Which foods do Europeans waste the most each year?
The 4 most wasted foods in Europe: vegetables, fruit, dairy and cereal. 88 million tonnes of food is wasted every year in Europe. That’s the equivalent of 3.4 million freight trucks worth of food, or 9,200 extra trucks on our road every day.
7. Based on the EU legislation, there are currently 7 different species of insects which can be used as feed for animals. Which insect is NOT one of the seven?
The caterpillar is not one of the seven species. All seven species include: Black Soldier Fly (Hermetia illucens), Common Housefly (Musca domestica), Yellow Mealworm (Tenebrio molitor), Lesser Mealworm (Alphitobius diaperinus), House Cricket (Acheta domesticus), Banded Cricket (Gryllodes sigillatus), Field Cricket (Gryllus assimilis).
8. In 2012, Boeing needed to test their onboard wifi signal in the presence of human bodies. But during the testing stage, they used a vegetable to substitute for humans. Which vegetable was this?
Because of their water content, potatoes absorb and reflect wifi signals similar to humans.