There is a museum for these days. The museum to open may turn you off your . It is the Disgusting Food Museum, which opened this week in Malmo, Sweden. The new will allow people to analyze why they love and hate foods. It might also lead them to consider alternative food sources. The museum's , Dr Samuel West, explained why he created the project. He said he was researching the of meat consumption and its effect on the environment. This made him think about sources of protein, like insects. He said: "If you ask people if they want to eat bugs, they say 'that's gross.' That's the , but maybe I can make them reconsider."
The museum is a 400-square-meter that will challenge four of our five senses - smell, touch, sight and . The displays include food from around the world that some people might think is "". However, people in other parts of the world think this food is normal and is a regular part of their diet. The food exhibits include American such as Jell-O salad and world food like fried , fermented shark, roasted guinea pigs and sheep eyeball . Dr West said we could all eat any food, but our tells us what is tasty and what is . He said: "What we find disgusting has to be learned - it's purely cultural." He added: "One of my is that it will start stinking in here."