FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017 file photo an employee of a Coop supermarket shows a packet of insect balls in Lugano, Switzerland. Swiss supermarket chain Coop, to a bit of hoopla, began selling “burgers” and “balls” made from insects. It’s billed as a first in Europe, a continent more accustomed to steak, sausage, poultry and fish as a source of protein rather than bugs that can be found in places like Africa or Asia.
FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017 file photo an employee of a Coop supermarket shows a packet of insect balls in Lugano, Switzerland. Swiss supermarket chain Coop, to a bit of hoopla, began selling “burgers” and “balls” made from insects. It’s billed as a first in Europe, a continent more accustomed to steak, sausage, poultry and fish as a source of protein rather than bugs that can be found in places like Africa or Asia. Gabriele Putzu
FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017 file photo an employee of a Coop supermarket shows a packet of insect balls in Lugano, Switzerland. Swiss supermarket chain Coop, to a bit of hoopla, began selling “burgers” and “balls” made from insects. It’s billed as a first in Europe, a continent more accustomed to steak, sausage, poultry and fish as a source of protein rather than bugs that can be found in places like Africa or Asia. Gabriele Putzu

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