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Feast Your Eyes: Bug Farming for Food, an Animated Introduction

What will it take to persuade Westerners to dial back our burger addiction in favor of bug farming? This new video animates our dilemma.

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If you haven't watched an NMA animation before, you're in for a treat. This short video takes a look at whether rising food prices, shrinking resources, and the environmental impact of raising livestock might convince Westerners to eat bugs, as recommended by the United Nations and enjoyed by several other cultures.


Of course, as regular GOOD readers know, we are already eating bugs—they are just hidden, Jessica Seinfeld-style, in our processed foods. Enjoy!

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