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Current Event September 30, 2014

Cricket Food - A New Food Frontier

Crickets are seen as a little but loud insect, some might think they are creepy, others cute, but most Americans don’t see crickets as food. This might start changing as the world searches for more environmentally sound sources of protein. Whether people fry crickets or use ground cricket flour to enrich their baked good - crickets are coming. This public radio story takes you to a farm that grows crickets in Ohio and provides a rich framework to understand the advantages to eating insects.

Life Science Economics Agriculture

Story Length: 3:41

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AIR DATE: 08/19/2014

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