Tuesday, January 31, 2012

EU seeks to research insects as new food source for bankrupt economies

Leave it to the EU to think like elite liberals when it comes to feeding the masses in the wake of their banking crisis.  A new program funded by the European Union will seek to determine the protein attributes of insects, and research ways to make them a staple food source for the nations seeking nourishment.

The EU will spend three million Euros to research 'the potential of insects as an alternative source of protein.'

Research projects will be selected this year.

'While many insects are regarded as pests, the UN's Food and Agriculture authority is interested in promoting edible insects as a highly sustainable source of nutrition.'

Some worms contain three times as much protein as beef per ounce, while four crickets have as much calcium as a glass of milk. – Daily Mail

While the French have been partakers in snail cuisine for centuries, the rest of civilized Europe has sustained their health on standard agricultural products for most of their existance.  Perhaps then, the EU's new program is a foreshadowing of a much greater segregation between the haves and the have nots, and who is allowed to eat what when food becomes scarce in the bankrupt countries.


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