This insect burger contains half buffalo worms.
It sounds like a great idea in theory, but for many the idea is still disgusting: Insects could play an important role as food and feed in the future. Is this realistic?
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The papers for this podcast episode:
Insects as food:
- Arup Kumar Hazarika and Unmilan Kalita (2022): “Human consumption of insects”Science
Insects as feed:
- Arnold van Huis, Laura Gasco (2022): “Insects as feed for livestock production”Science
Review on the acceptance of insect-based food:
- T. Kröger et al. (2021): “Acceptance of Insect-Based Food Products in Western Societies: A Systematic Review”Frontiers in Nutrition