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Entomophagy

Teaching Entomophagy (Eating Insects) With Metta World Peace

UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative | Posted 07.22.2016 | College
UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative

Insects are packed with proteins, minerals, and healthy fats. They're important pollinators. Compared to other forms of animal agriculture, raising certain species of insects in appropriate conditions takes just a fraction of the food, water, and land.

Bugs or Help! Mama's Cooking With Larvae

Brandon Judell | Posted 04.26.2016 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

Bugs takes a topic that might ordinarily make the squeamish quite queasy and instead, with intelligence and some humor, allows us to identify with the hardships we and our world will have to overcome both in the present and even more direly in the future.

Insects on the Menu

Olena Kagui | Posted 03.21.2016 | Green
Olena Kagui

Wednesday, March 16th was a special day for Prague-based HP and Microsoft employees who were offered insect meals for lunch. The seemingly ordinary ca...

Edible Insects Take the Spotlight

Olena Kagui | Posted 02.24.2016 | Green
Olena Kagui

Eating insects is a hot topic and has been receiving lots of media attention lately which helps spread awareness. But more research needs to be done to develop the insect-rearing processes.

Reinventing Entomophagy for the 21st Century

Olena Kagui | Posted 01.27.2016 | Green
Olena Kagui

"Entomophagy is an evolving term in need of review," says Afton Marina Szasz Halloran, Ph.D Fellow at the University of Copenhagen. Halloran calls for a change in the way we speak about edible insects and entomophagy.

There’s A Good Chance We'll All Be Eating Bugs Very Soon

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 11.06.2015 | Taste

If you ask the average American about eating bugs, their response will likely range from disgust to polite curiosity at best. But in the eyes of New Y...

Joseph Erbentraut

Eating Bugs Has Never Been More Popular, But Will It Ever Go Mainstream?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 05.06.2015 | Taste

A future in which cricket chips could be found on the shelves of an American grocery store next to their potato- and corn-based peers might not be tha...

Here's Why You Should Start Eating (More) Bugs

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.10.2014 | Taste

Wait, just hear us out. Insects could be the next big thing in food.

WATCH: A Lavish Insect Feast, And Why We Should Eat Bugs

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

Before you call this video gross, or trendy, or sensationalist...watch it. David Gracer, an entomophagy (bug eating) expert gives a pretty good case for making wider use of bugs.

Are Edible Bugs the New Sushi? (Video)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 12.13.2011 | Home
Kirsten Dirksen

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Group Offers Multi-Million Dollar Prize To Get People To Eat Bugs

Posted 11.06.2011 | Home

This was the summer of insects in the food world. Dana Goodyear wrote a piece on entomophagy -- insect eating -- in the New Yorker, Daniella Martin wr...