You want bugs with that burger?
But now, the European Commission is putting money where all these foodie mouths are. It is offering a massive £2.65 million $4.32 million prize to the group that comes up with the best idea for developing insects as a popular food. The Commission is counting on cattle and other large animals being an increasingly untenable source of protein in decades to come, and hopes that some research group will be able to devise ways to convince people to eat insects despite the inherent “yuck” value.
- Eat insects for protein, EU suggests (independent.co.uk)
- Abundant insects seen as solution to global food crisis (calgaryherald.com)
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