Law Ting from the People of Yunnan Restaurant in San Po Kong shows off some of their insects cuisine.  Photo: Felix Wong

Eating more insects could help fight hunger, UN food agency says

The UN has new weapons to fight hunger, boost nutrition and reduce pollution, and they might be crawling or flying near you right now: edible insects. The Food and Agriculture Organisation yesterday hailed the likes of grasshoppers, ants and other members of the insect world as underused food for people, livestock and pets.