Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food
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Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food
Insects as a protein alternative and solution to our world's food crisis.
Curated by Ana C. Day
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Could Eating Bugs Solve the World Food Crisis?

Could Eating Bugs Solve the World Food Crisis? | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it

According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), 1,400 species of insects and worms are commonly eaten in 90 countries across Africa, Latin America and Asia. While Thailand mostly prefers crickets and silk worms, Africans go for grasshopers or grubs while ants are frequently on the menus of restaurants in South America.

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Waiter, What’s This Maggot Doing in My Soup?

Waiter, What’s This Maggot Doing in My Soup? | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
As a boy growing up in rural Missouri, I was very interested in insects and ended up with a rather sizable collection of mounted specimens that I took to the local 4-H fair. Later, when I became a ...
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