Some say eating insects could save the planet, as we face the potential for global food and protein shortages. It's a common practice in many parts of the world, but what would it take to make bugs more appetizing to the masses here in the U.S.? Does it even make sense to try? A look at the arguments for and against the practice known as entomophagy, and the cultural and environmental issues involved.
Thousands of farm animals are being slaughtered and Great Britain’s farmers are in crisis because of an outbreak of highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease. A panel explains what foot and mouth disease is and talks about its impact on farmers and the agricultural markets.
- John Vidal of The Guardian
- Chuck Lambert economist with the National Cattleman's Beef Association
- Dr. Alphonso Torres deputy administrator of the Veterinary Service, and Animal and Plant Inspection Service at the USDA
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