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UN looks to insects to help combat world hunger

While many people might balk at the idea of eating insects, for billions of people in developing countries they are a readily available source of protein and minerals.

Now the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation wants to increase insect-farming to help boost nutrition and reduce pollution as the world's population steadily grows.

Tom Santorelli reports.

  • 14 May 2013
  • From the section Health
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