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Marieke Callis drops Buffalo worms onto a processing line as part of preparations to clean them for consumption at an insect farm in Ermelo January 12, 2011. Insects are already bred as food for birds, lizards and monkeys at the Callis family's farm near the university, and now the owners see a chance to sell bugs for human consumption. All you need to do to save the rainforest, improve your diet, better your health, cut global carbon emissions and slash your food budget is eat bugs. Mealworm quiche, grasshopper springrolls and cuisine made from other creepy crawlies is the answer to the global food crisis, shrinking land and water resources and climate-changing carbon emissions, Dutch scientist Arnold van Huis says. To match Reuters Life! FOOD-INSECTS/ REUTERS/Jerry Lampen (NETHERLANDS - Tags: ANIMALS FOOD SOCIETY ODDLY)