Earlier this summer a link was posted taking readers to an article about unique popcorn toppings. While novel, the cricket topping for popcorn will surely be followed by other insect-based food items in the future. In 2013, a FAO report entitled, "Edible insects: future prospects for food and feed security" was published. The document noted a predicted global population of 9 billion by 2050, the increasing need for more sustainable means to produce food and the feasibility of insects as means to do
Last week, the Financial Post printed a follow-up article describing Canadian entrepreneurs and their efforts to mainstream insects as food for humans, livestock and pets.