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In the past decade, bugs have a familiar sight on dinner tables. One reason for this they are a great source of protein. Another reason is that people concerned about the environment. Traditional livestock farming detrimental to the environment as it is generally unsustainable. Raising insects is much more environmentally friendly. One kilogram of insect protein about 10 per cent of the feed, water and land to the same amount of beef. Experts farming insects is better for the environment than livestock. A final reason we may have to eat insects is because of the rise in the world's population. By 2050 this is to be 9.8 billion, up from the current 7.7 billion.

The insect farming industry is quickly. There are hundreds of companies worldwide meals made from bugs. Many supermarkets around the world now food made from insects. There are vending machines in Tokyo, Japan where you can a can of insect snacks. The menu includes dried tarantula and scorpions. However, not everyone excited by the idea of insects as food. An Israeli insect farmer, Dror Tamir, says there is a "yuck factor" to the thought of insects. He said people will used to the idea and will insects tasty. He said: "I am convinced it will soon widely accepted, just like eating raw fish in sushi embraced."

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