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Edible insects hit supermarket shelves in U.K.

Business Nov 20, 2018

Edible insects hit supermarket shelves in U.K.

Fancy some roasted crickets for a light snack? Look no further than in the local supermarket aisles. Sainsbury's has become the first British supermarket chain to stock edible insects in a bid to boost sustainable food sources that produce fewer greenhouse gases. "Insect snacks should no ...

Aggressive South American fire ants found at Kobe port

National Jun 18, 2017

Aggressive South American fire ants found at Kobe port

Red fire ants were found late last week in a container yard at the port of Kobe after some first turned up in a container that had passed through the port last month, the Environment Ministry said. Red fire ants are native to South America, ...

Hornets sting over 110 runners in Gifu marathon

National Sep 11, 2016

Hornets sting over 110 runners in Gifu marathon

Medical personnel said 115 people taking part in a marathon Sunday in Hida, Gifu Prefecture, were stung by hornets, but no one suffered serious allergic reactions. The runners were treated by doctors and ambulance attendants who were on standby along the marathon route, according to ...