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Beyond the Insect “Yuck” Factor

This story originally appeared on the Conversation and is reproduced here with permission. There’s a lot of hype around edible insects. Insects are being championed as a healthy and sustainable alternative to conventional protein sources in Europe and the U.S., and “ento-prising” new products are appearing almost every week. Cricket-based cocktail bitters, anyone? Of course, these new bug-based foods aren’t for everyone.
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