Kibbles ’n Bits (of insects)

At least 2 billion people worldwide eat insects regularly as part of their diet. There’s no telling how many cats and dogs do. But one thing is certain: More and more pet owners are feeding their pets insects. Simon Doherty, BVMS, president of the BVA, recently told BBC news that “There’s a really exciting future for the use of insect protein for companion animals. It’s a fantastic opportunity—looking at insects to provide alternative sources of some of the nutrient ingredients we use in pet food diets.”

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