Scorpion in your soup? EU spends £2.5m encouraging people to eat insects

Source: Mail Online

Nutrition experts have found a cheap way to help save the environment and solve the food shortage crisis.

They have found an abundant supply of food rich in calcium and protein, while low in fat.

But the squeamish might want to look away now – because the food source is insects.

The European Union thinks creepy crawlies should start appearing on menus after experts in Brussels recommended that bugs could be a vital source of nutrition, The Sunday Times newspaper reported.

So scorpion soup and cricket casserole could soon be options, as the European Commission has now offered £2.65million into a project to promote eating insects.

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