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UN: Put The Bite On Bugs

posted on May 24, 2013 at 3:00 PM

Scientists who have studied the nutritional value of edible insects have found that red ants, small grasshoppers and some water beetles pack enough protein to rank with lean ground beef while having less fat per gram. Full Story

What They Eat Might Be Bugging You

posted on May 24, 2013 at 2:55 PM

The Market for edible bugs and worms that can help meet global food demand is expected to grow 60 percent by 2050. Full Story

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