Feeling peckish? Try a bug

Source: SMH

INSECTS are being hailed as the ultimate food – low in fat, low in cholesterol and high in minerals, with twice the protein of meat and fish.

The public may not yet be convinced, but that hasn’t stopped producers in NSW farming crickets, snails, mealworms and silkworms for the dinner table. One Sydney producer is about to expand into scorpions and tarantulas imported from Thailand to cater for entomophagists – people who eat bugs.

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