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Why Picky Eaters Are Partial to Calamari and Not Squid

Which sounds more appealing: Biscotti alla farina de vermi or a mealworm cookie? While both terms are used to describe the same insect-based sweet, a recent study published in Nature Sustainability explores why someone may be more enticed by the sound of one description versus the other. The researchers’ goal was to investigate how to spark interest in environmentally sustainable foods—such as recycled wastewater—that can stir up strong feelings.
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