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Current Event October 20, 2015

Bugs for Dinner

People in the United States eat a lot of meat. There are downsides to this, including health issues and the environmental impact of raising cattle. So, alternative meat companies are starting to take a bigger piece of the protein market. For example, one company creates soy-based food that mimics meat. Another grows shelves of crickets for people to eat. Although these protein alternatives are cheaper and environmentally friendly, there is a bit of research to be done before they taste like meat. Listen to learn more about the business of producing meat alternatives.

Agriculture Animals

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Harvest Public Media

AIR DATE: 10/06/2015

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