TITLE

United Nations wants you to eat more bugs

AUTHOR(S)
Haire, Brad
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/22/2013, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the recommendation of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization to consumer more insects as it could be the key to future food security, which was outlined in its report "Edible Insects: Future prospects for food and feed security."
ACCESSION #
88033681

 

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