Eating insects is on the way, but not for those with shellfish allergies

Insects, it has been suggested, might one day be crucial to help feed an overpopulated world racked by climate change.  

So-called ‘six-legged livestock’ doesn’t take up much space, and as a food, studies have shown they pack a powerful protein punch, are high in antioxidants and benefit the gut.

Aside from Indigenous bush tucker, such as Bogong moths and witchetty grub, there’s now a fledgling edible insects industry in Australia.

Certain critters, including mealworms and crickets, have already been cleared by the national food authority as

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