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Yes, You Do Eat Insects!

Booklice, Liposcelis bostrychophila, in cornmeal. This image was taken with a Canon MPE-65mm lens. The bugs are five times their life size. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Yes, you do eat insects! Maybe not deliberately, as in those who engage in entomophagy, the technical term for eating insects. Think of chocolate...

Booklice, Liposcelis bostrychophila, in cornmeal. This image was taken with a Canon MPE-65mm lens. The bugs are five times their life size. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Booklice, Liposcelis bostrychophila, in cornmeal. This image was taken with a Canon MPE-65mm lens. The bugs are five times their life size. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Booklice, Liposcelis bostrychophila, in cornmeal. This image was taken with a Canon MPE-65mm lens. The bugs are five times their life size. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is what you really see with the naked eye: the booklice are nearly microscopic. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is what you really see with the naked eye: the booklice are nearly microscopic. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is what you really see with the naked eye: the booklice are nearly microscopic. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 6:57 PM
Focus Area Tags: Food Pest Management
 
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