Why Not Eat Bugs for Dinner?

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The Dutch supermarket group Jumbo has announced it will start selling edible insect products in all its stores next year.  At some upscale restaurants in New York and London, grasshoppers, crickets, beetles and spiders are now on the menu.  Will American supermarkets be next?  Marcel Dicke, professor of Entomology in the Netherlands and author of The Insect Cookbook: Food for a Sustainable Planet, has more on the latest foodie discovery for a healthy, alternative diet. 

(This discussion originally aired October 30, 2014)




Warren Olney


Jenny Hamel