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Still Waters

Inside a Chinese cockroach farm

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Cockroach farming is booming in China as the country looks for new, cheaper medicines for its rapidly ageing population, says Malcolm Moore.

http://www.telegraph...roach-farm.html

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OverSword

*OverSword runs screaming and pulling his hair out by the roots*

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Dark_Grey

Sorry, what meds are derived from cockroaches again?

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Keel M.

I wonder how much I can get if I trap the palmetto bugs we got here and ship 'em over to China. *wanders off deep in thought*

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freetoroam

But they have become popular in China not for their taste, but for their medicinal benefits.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10399929/Inside-a-Chinese-cockroach-farm.html

So are the Chinese actually using it themselves or are they making cheap tat medicines to sell to us?

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Myles

But they have become popular in China not for their taste, but for their medicinal benefits.

http://www.telegraph...roach-farm.html

So are the Chinese actually using it themselves or are they making cheap tat medicines to sell to us?

That's why generic is cheaper.

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George Ford

" The cockroach, whose innards resemble cottage cheese, has an earthy taste," :(

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