19 Jun '11, 1pm

Cicada Ice Cream Proves We Need More Information About Eating Insects

If the health department did give the advice that Sparky's should reconsider their Cicada ice cream flavor because they did not know the safe cooking process, that is a terrible shame. Cicada's are considered by many to be a great delicacy. A history of safe human consumption indicates that either boiling or frying are suitable methods of preparation, so those who tried Sparky's exciting experiment can rest assured that the people at Sparky's did their homework. Sparky's employees even removed the wings, which is not necessary but probably improves the experience in a culture unaccustomed to eating the crunchy parts with our food. We consider a bigger problem on the horizon for the edible insect movement. Although harmless, cicadas masses frighten or disturb humans. If people are spraying them with pesticides, then the health department is right to question the safety of e...

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