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Bugs for Dinner? 4 Surprising Foods that Contain Insects

In some parts of the world, bugs are considered a healthy source of protein. Many don’t think twice about popping a cricket or worm into their mouths when they want a quick snack. In the United States, however, we generally shy away from consuming insects. What you may not know, however, is that the FDA’s position is that some bugs in food are perfectly acceptable, as long as you can’t see them. In fact, for every 100 grams of food, up to 60 insect parts are considered “safe” to eat. As a result, you probably eat way more bugs than you ever realized. The following foods are sure to surprise… Read More

Practical Uses For Spiders

Spider advancing - arachnophobia nightmare

Spiders have eight legs and aren’t technically considered insects, but are arachnids. However, these fast creepy crawlies give people the heebie jeebies just as well as any bug. Rather than living in fear of spiders, try to think of them as a positive creature. Spiders eat a lot of other insects, helping to keep us from being overwhelmed. Science is also drawing on the spider for inspiration in a number of practical applications which benefit humans. Muscular Dystrophy Researcher Frederick Sachs, a biophysicist at the University of Buffalo, is using the venom of the Chilean Rose Tarantula to treat muscular dystrophy. The use of the venom is still in trial… Read More

How the Scropion Anti-venom, Anascorp, Saved a Young Boy’s Life

Many individuals have been asking, How does the recent FDA approval of the Scorpion Anti-Venom change anything. Most people don’t die from scorpion stings in the US. So why is this anti-venom getting so much coverage? Here is the personal anti-venom Anascorp story of Tony (owner of Airport Phoenix Hotels), a Phoenix resident and a father. To the relief of Tony and many other Phoenix families the FDA approval means the scorpion anti-venom will be readily available in Phoenix Hospitals soon. It will also be available in other hospitals throughout the US where scorpion stings occur on a regular bases. Phoenix Scorpion Control 3 Keys to Scorpion Control Quality Products… Read More