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Poor attitudes in the west will stop insects being food

A decline in meat production combined with further increase in demand could spur businesses to look for alternative food protein sources, said Media Eghbal, head of countries analysis at Euromonitor International when being interviewed by the Food navigator.


But despite being regularly consumed by over two billion people, the West’s attitudes towards consuming insects will not make it the viable alternative to meat consumption that the UN Food and Agriculture Organization had envisioned, she says. 

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