PBS Anywhere

Providing Support for PBS.org

PBS NewsHour

Incredible, Edible Bugs: Will Insect Meals Catch on in U.S.?

Clip: 05/07/2012 | 9m 24s

Most Americans would squirm when even thinking of eating a grasshopper or locust. But a movement is afoot to encourage insect eating with advocates praising bugs' low fat and high protein. Spencer Michels tasted wax moth larvae tacos and crispy mealworms over ice cream to prepare this report on efforts to put bugs on U.S. menus.

Aired: 05/07/12

Rating: NR

The full episode is no longer available for online streaming. Why?

Please continue to enjoy extra(s) from this episode.

Problems Playing Video?