Nightly News   |  May 14, 2013

Insects make a nutritious snack, UN says

A report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization says insects should be considered a nutritious alternative to other forms of protein such as chicken and pork. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> a stunner this week from the u.n. food and agriculture organization , in a new report, they say insects should be considered a healthy, nutritious alternative to chicken, pork, fish and beef. the report says they're a sustainable source of protein. we should quickly add while bugs are not for everyone, insects are already in the diet of an estimated 2 billion people worldwide and components are used in things already like food coloring .