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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.
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Creepy Tarantula Doesn't 'Bug Chef'

The world famous "Bug Chef" cooked up some tasty cuisine at Archie McPhee and SeattleInsider was there as tarantula, crickets, grasshoppers and scorpions were crunched up by guests.
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15 insects you won't believe are edible

15 insects you won't believe are edible | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
What tastes like peanut butter? Or soft-shell crab? Or cinnamon? Why, grubs, scorpions and stinkbugs, of course. Find out why insects and spiders are just another food group in most parts of the world.
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Insects on trend?

Insects on trend? | Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food | Scoop.it
A recent BBC4 documentary has highlighted Asia's love of eating insects. But will the dish of grub and bugs ever translate?
Ana C. Day's insight:

"With something like 40 tonnes of insects per human on the planet, the facts and figures are impressive, and have led to the rapid growth of insect farming in Thailand and Cambodia in the last 20 years. Though their economies are different – Thailand produces for its tourism and culture; Cambodia for the redress of malnutrition and low daily wages – the popularity is great and the likely use in food security evident."

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