Jan 24, 2011

More on eating bugs - yes, eating bugs!

A group of Dutch scientists are doing groundbreaking research into insects replacing animal meat as a healthier, more environmentally friendly source of protein.

"There will come a day when a Big Mac costs 120 euros ($163) and a Bug Mac 12 euros, when more people will eat insects than other meat," head researcher Arnold van Huis told a disbelieving audience at Wageningen University in the central Netherlands.

The volunteer shown above appears to be having serious doubts about her attempt to eat something that once crawled.