Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Biologist Federico Paniagua eats a cricket during lunch while promoting the ingestion of a wide variety of insects as a low-cost and nutrient-rich food, in Grecia, Costa Rica, July 13, 2019. At his home in rural?Costa Rica, biologist Federico Paniagua joined his family at the dining table to devour several types of insects that he raised on his farm and whose flavor he compares to potato chips. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Gabriela Soto cooks cricket, as her husband biologist Federico Paniagua is promoting the ingestion of a wide variety of insects, as a low-cost and nutrient-rich food in Grecia, Costa Rica, June 22, 2019. The head of the University of Costa Rica's Insects Museum decided three years ago to replace animal protein in his diet with crickets, ants, cockroaches, beetles and other insects - and wants to encourage others to do the same. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Gabriela Soto cooks cricket larvae, as her husband biologist Federico Paniagua promoting the ingestion of a wide variety of insects, as a low-cost and nutrient-rich food in Grecia, Costa Rica, June 22, 2019. The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has counted more than 1,900 insect species that are edible. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Gabriela Soto prepares insects for lunch, while her husband biologist Federico Paniagua (unseen) promotes the ingestion of a wide variety of insects as a low-cost and nutrient-rich food, in Grecia, Costa Rica, July 13, 2019. The tiny creatures are touted as delicacies packed with vitamins, minerals and energy. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Abigail daughter of biologist Federico Paniagua, eat a cricket larva, as he is promoting the ingestion of a wide variety of insects, as a low-cost and nutrient-rich food in Grecia, Costa Rica, July 13, 2019. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Costa Rican biologist Federico Paniagua and his wife Gabriela work on their insect farm for human consumption, as he is promoting the ingestion of a wide variety of insects, as a low-cost and nutrient-rich food in Grecia, Costa Rica, June 22, 2019. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate