Bug Consumption

Bug Consumption

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 81 , Segment 6

Episode: Megasports, Detecting Cyanide, National Parks, Snow Cones

  • Jun 11, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 16:12 mins

Ophelia Deroy is the Associate Director for the Institute of Philosophy at the University of London. She also works as a senior researcher at the Centre for the Study of the Senses.  We're eating bugs on the show today. Well, not literally. Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan recently told the Guardian newspaper that, considering how much carbon emission poultry and beef production contributes to the environment, we should give serious consideration to a different source of protein: BUGS. We discuss the natural resistance to eating bugs and the benefits of eating the creepy crawly creatures.

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