There are a many cultures where the consumption of bugs is commonplace. Bugs are eaten in 80% of the world's nations. The practice of humans eating bugs for food is called Entomophagy.
In a world pushing a population of 8 billion, and expected to reach 9 billion by 2050 according to the United Nations (UN), food resources are becoming stretched.
About 1,400 to 2,000 species of bugs are eaten in more than 100 countries. Insects and other creepers are highly nutritious, readily available, and have a very efficient reproductive capacity. A growing number of experts claim that people will soon have no choice but to consume insects!
To learn more about insects and bugs as a food source, see Hungry? Bugs Are on the Menu