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Oct 11, 2012 04:51 PM

EU to spend 3 million Euros to promote eating insects 'as alternative source of protein'

"Some academics believe that the expense and environmental cost of raising livestock means that insect-eating will be inevitable. . ."

Honestly speaking, I'm ready!

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  1. Good to see the Daily Mail running true to form - running yet another story which allows its readership an anti-EU rant.

    1. Well, I eat them sometimes as a snack with beer.... it is all how they are prepared. For me it is supplementary - not alternative source - since I am not going to stop eating the bigger critters like cows, chickens, pigs, ducks, or.... rabbits.

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      1. re: cacruden

        just have to remember to remove their hind legs first since those small hair like leg parts can irritate the windpipe....

      2. I might not wanna work at an insect farm but I'd be willing to try just about any culinary creations that come out of this exercise.

        1. Back in the '50s, I remember my parents getting some chocolate-covered ants and grasshoppers, and I actually tried them. Even at 12 I wasn't a picky eater. As I remember, it was just crunchy chocolate, no other flavor that I could detect.

          1. A bowl of Racht, anyone? Make sure it is nice and fresh.
            I am not a Klingon.... :-)