Monday, 20 May 2013

In the News: UN calls for insect recipes to fight world hunger

From The Telegraph: UN calls for insect recipes to fight world hunger 

The 200-page report, released by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, on May 13 at the organisation's Rome headquarters, called for restaurants, chefs and food writers to promote the eating of insects, in a bid to fight world hunger and global warming.
"Insects are everywhere and they reproduce quickly," the FAO said, adding they leave a "low environmental footprint.
They provide high-quality protein and nutrients when compared with meat and fish and are "particularly important as a food supplement for undernourished children".
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