Episode 36: Would you eat an insect?
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Posted: 10 February 2023 | New Food | No comments yet
New Food’s Joshua Minchin and Grace Galler speak to Dr Jessica Danaher about using insects as a source of alternative protein and why it could be a sustainable solution for our protein demands.
New Food’s Joshua Minchin and Grace Galler speak to Dr Jessica Danaher, Senior Lecturer of Nutrition at the RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia about how insects could be the next big thing in the alternative protein industry.
Even though eating insects is common in many regions of the world, Western cultures do not seem to be putting insect products on menus. But why is this? Will attitudes in the Global North shift to make insects the food of the future? Or, even the sustainable benefits of eating insects in mind, will people have to think twice before adjusting their diets? Listen to hear our thoughts.
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