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UK supermarket launches edible insect range

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Sainsbury's has become the first UK high street supermarket to stock edible insects.

Barbecue-flavour roasted crickets are being put on sale in 250 stores across the country from Sunday.

The Eat Grub's "smoky BBQ crunchy roasted crickets" are described as "crunchy in texture with a rich smoky flavour".

Packets of the insects will cost £1.50.

The grubs have been on sale from online supermarket Ocado for at least five months, with mixed reviews.

https://news.sky.com/story/sainsburys-launches-150-edible-insect-range-in-uk-supermarket-first-11556476

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seanjo

Why not...prawns/Shrimp same thing just in the seas.

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susieice

Not something I'd be over willing to try but I'm sure there are a lot of people who will enjoy them. I see nothing wrong with offering them.

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RabidMongoose

You can already by edible insects on Amazon

I recommend the salt and vinegar flavoured crickets.

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Big Jim

I'd sooner starve than eat bugs.

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Black Monk
20 hours ago, seanjo said:

Why not...prawns/Shrimp same thing just in the seas.

Would you consider a chipmunk to be an insect, too?

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Black Monk
16 hours ago, Big Jim said:

I'd sooner starve than eat bugs.

Now don't be silly.

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Big Jim
3 hours ago, Black Monk said:

Now don't be silly.

You can have my share.

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danydandan

Does this mean Bear Gyrlls doesn't have to travel all over the world for delicious bugs and crap?

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seanjo
5 hours ago, Black Monk said:

Would you consider a chipmunk to be an insect, too?

No...

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Iilaa'mpuul'xem

I forage and insects, eggs, larvae, earth worms, roots, bark, nettles are part of my daily diet... I do draw the line to reindeer testicles and sheep eyeballs I really have a problem keeping them down, although you only have to suck the sheep eye ball, woodlice are are nice. 

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stevewinn
11 minutes ago, Iilaa'mpuul'xem said:

I forage and insects, eggs, larvae, earth worms, roots, bark, nettles are part of my daily diet... I do draw the line to reindeer testicles and sheep eyeballs I really have a problem keeping them down, although you only have to suck the sheep eye ball, woodlice are are nice. 

How often do you take anti-parasitic drugs? 

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Avalanche

No thanks im already full had way too many whichetty grubs... and those bull ants were delicious. 

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Iilaa'mpuul'xem
1 minute ago, stevewinn said:

How often do you take anti-parasitic drugs? 

I take 3 tablets each day for blood pressure, other than my annual hypertension check up at the Dr's I have been to the doctor 3 times in 30 years... kidney stones twice and a piece of shrapnel removed from my right hand.. 

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Iilaa'mpuul'xem
5 minutes ago, Avalanche said:

No thanks im already full had way too many whichetty grubs... 

They taste like snot...  

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Iilaa'mpuul'xem

Personally, I would rather have natural honey flavoured crockets than Barbecue-flavour roasted crickets, or crickets on their own but the wings and legs get stuck in the throat if you went them on their own. 

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RabidMongoose
23 minutes ago, Iilaa'mpuul'xem said:

I take 3 tablets each day for blood pressure, other than my annual hypertension check up at the Dr's I have been to the doctor 3 times in 30 years... kidney stones twice and a piece of shrapnel removed from my right hand.. 

But have you been de-wormed?

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Avalanche
7 hours ago, Iilaa'mpuul'xem said:

They taste like snot...  

Never tasted them can just imagine

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Avalanche

Oh it's do easy to become addicted to your own insecticide these days. :-P. 

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Mr.United_Nations
On 17/11/2018 at 7:25 PM, Big Jim said:

I'd sooner starve than eat bugs.

I've had snails in France, they are not that bad. Salty and chewy but not bad

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