019 - Bugs In Your Food: A Critical Look at the Edible Insect Movement

In this episode, we take a deep dive into the world of insect-based diets, exploring the potential benefits and drawbacks of incorporating insects into our food system.

We'll cover:

- The environmental impact of insect farming compared to traditional livestock farming

- Nutritional value and potential health risks of insect consumption

- Cultural and psychological barriers to adopting insect-based diets

- A critical look at the "bug push" and its underlying motives

- A conversation with an expert in entomophagy, giving unique insights from both sides of the debate


TED Talk:

You've been eating bugs already:

Red food dye and E120 -

Bill Gates -


Italy bans bugs in food -