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Fight World Hunger: Eat Insects, UN Recommends
Zerohedge ^ | 05/13/2013 | Tyler Durden

Posted on 05/13/2013 8:08:09 AM PDT by Rusty0604

Eating more insects could help fight world hunger, according to a new UN report. The report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization says that eating insects could help boost nutrition and reduce pollution. It notes than over 2 billion people worldwide already supplement their diet with insects. However it admits that "consumer disgust" remains a large barrier in many Western countries. The report suggests that the food industry could help in "raising thestatus of insects" by including them in new recipes and adding them torestaurant menus. It goes on to note that in some places, certain insects are considered delicacies. For example some caterpillars in southern Africa are seen as luxuries and command high prices. Most edible insects are gathered in forests and serve niche markets, the report states.

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Good news! you may now purchase roaches with you food stamps.
1 posted on 05/13/2013 8:08:09 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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Just in time for the return of the 17-year cicadas...


2 posted on 05/13/2013 8:09:08 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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In California, they’re about to allow roaches to serve on juries...


3 posted on 05/13/2013 8:11:13 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: Rusty0604

I worked for John.


4 posted on 05/13/2013 8:11:18 AM PDT by ThomasThomas (Normal isn't normal anymore.)
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Fight all the worlds problems: dissolve the United Nations and dismantle the damned World Bank.

Begin by withdrawing the USA from these organizations and demand they both leave this country!


5 posted on 05/13/2013 8:12:53 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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Hey, UN...and you can eat s##t!


6 posted on 05/13/2013 8:12:56 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: Rusty0604

I think UN officials should eat feces.


7 posted on 05/13/2013 8:13:19 AM PDT by Paleo Conservative (Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not really out to get you.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Crunchy outside, squishy inside.


8 posted on 05/13/2013 8:13:30 AM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12----No king but Christ! Don't tread on me!)
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To: Rusty0604

Feed the UN members only insects in their subsidized cafeteria.


9 posted on 05/13/2013 8:13:34 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

My dog preferred cicadas to dog food. Not sure if the cicadas are good of if the dog food is bad.


10 posted on 05/13/2013 8:14:17 AM PDT by staytrue
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In first world Japan, rice locust in a soy sauce marinate are considered a delicacy. I've tried them and find them rather tasty.

Quite rich in protein too!

11 posted on 05/13/2013 8:14:29 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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Not kosher.


12 posted on 05/13/2013 8:14:49 AM PDT by onedoug
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I suggest that they teach by example by changing the menu accordingly for the next UN headquarters banquet.


13 posted on 05/13/2013 8:16:30 AM PDT by I-ambush (Don't let it bring you down, it's only castles burning.)
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Insects Are Food
14 posted on 05/13/2013 8:16:36 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Moslems reserve the right to detonate anyone who says otherwise.)
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There are things rich in protein that i would much rather have... :)


15 posted on 05/13/2013 8:17:57 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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And what, now I'll have to call my show Everyday Foods with Andrew Zimmern?


16 posted on 05/13/2013 8:19:47 AM PDT by Dahoser (Separation of church and state? No, we need separation of media and state.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I think the climate change folks are promoting this.


17 posted on 05/13/2013 8:21:07 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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I’ve known what I’d like the UN to eat for years.


18 posted on 05/13/2013 8:21:58 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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Preppers are too.


19 posted on 05/13/2013 8:23:06 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Moslems reserve the right to detonate anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: Rusty0604

Let anyone that doesn’t/won’t feed themselves die!!!

Eliminate food stamps here!


20 posted on 05/13/2013 8:23:17 AM PDT by dalereed
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