Reade and Evans lead the lab's 'insect deliciousness' project, a three-year effort to turn insects – the creepy crawlies that most of us squash. The Israeli entrepreneur says he became fascinated with grasshoppers as a child, after hearing stories from his grandmother, who was the cook on. Edible bugs, now taking off in the west, offer environmental and Not everyone is convinced insect brownies will become mainstream. In other words: if we don't want to take the drastic step of simply eating more vegetables we should probably get used to eating insects. natural enemies. It is well to note in passing that a large proportion of our more serious insect pests of farm, orchard or. Can insects become a big part of humanity's diet? But proponents of insect farming are looking to further industrialize the practice to. Australia can become a player in the billion-dollar global edible insect industry, producing nutritious, sustainable, and ethical products. But will people in the west ever get convinced to eat insects (entomophagy)?. The West Eating Bugs – The Price Factor. insects bug food. It is. An Israeli insect farmer, Dror Tamir, says there is a "yuck factor" to the thought of eating insects. He said people will get used to the. Bee and wasp stings can cause real problems for people who are allergic, though. A person can get a localized allergic reaction (swelling, heat, or itching of.