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Could eating insects solve the global food crisis?

Could insects be the food of the future? As the world's population is set to rise above seven billion they are seen as a potential solution to future food shortages.

Justin Rowlatt samples the taste of scorpions, bees and locusts for himself, visits an insect farm and takes to the streets to give the public a taste of what might be their future diet.

Broadcast on Thursday 27 October 2011

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