crickets crawling on cardboardDespite the obvious potential of insects as human food, animal feed, and fertilizer, writes Robin Donovan (@RobinKD) for Neo.Life, scientists disagree about the future of an industry that seeks to convert them into products that can be safely shelved in grocery stores, sold to feed lots, and developed into pharmaceutical products. Donovan talks to insect farmers, scientists and industry leaders about the  promise of commercially farmed entomological protein and the hurdles the industry is working to overcome before bugs can have wide use in the West. Photo via Wikimedia Commons