A report by the Dutch news site rtvoost expounded on the project, initially launched at the city of Zwolle in the northeastern province of Overijssel. School canteens in the city announced that mealworms and other critters will be on the menu. It remains unknown if parents agreed to, much less made aware of, these questionable nutritional experiments.
The Octopus primary school in Zwolle was among the schools who served insects on the menu. Its canteen served mealworms, lupine worms and other bugs for seventh grade students to try out.
Aside from offering insects as items on the school cafeteria, the school also gave students a chance to try out the bugs for themselves in the classroom through "teaching packs" that purportedly promote "healthy and sustainable eating."
The provincial government of Overijssel created 100 of these teaching packs and made them available to 100 primary schools in the province. The teaching packs developed in collaboration with Wageningen University & Research formed part of the Dutch Food Week campaign by farmers and gardeners.
In one video, pupils from the Octopus school carefully put the worms in their mouths after initial hesitation. However, only a few found the insects appetizing. The rtvoost report added that Gert Harm ten Bolscher, a member of the Overijssel provincial executive council, saw the trials at the Octopus school as an opportunity to try out the insect menu for himself. (Related: Liberal university now pushing roasted crickets as food source... let the 'Soylent Green' propaganda begin!)
Free West Media (FWM) warned that the "taste week" involving insects may become permanent. "Some agricultural sections have already been converted to insect production and the choice is presented as a solution to the 'world's food problem,'" it said.
"With manipulative formulations, insects are presented as wholesome, desirable and even tasty food. In doing so, they openly admit that by manipulating children, the new 'food' could gain approval."
Moreover, FWM pointed out that "not a word is mentioned about toxins, pollutants and parasites associated with breeding insects."
It then cited a July 2019 paper published in PLOS One that scrutinized the possible role of edible insects in transmitting parasites to humans who consume bugs. According to FWM, the study pointed out that "in the vast majority of cases, crickets from insect farms were teeming with parasites."
The study authors from the University of Warmia and Mazury (UWM) in Poland collected 300 live insect samples from different farms that bred mealworms (Tenebrio molitor), migrating locusts (Locusta migratoria), Madagascar hissing cockroaches (Gromphadorhina portentosa) and house crickets (Acheta domesticus). They found that of the 300 samples they collected, 244 were positive for parasites. Ninety-one samples collected contained parasites potentially harmful to humans.
The researchers also touched on "unethical practices" done by individual breeders – including "feeding insects with animal feces from a pet shop, feeding insects with corpses of smaller animals or feeding insects with moldy food and even raw meat."
"Edible insects are an underestimated reservoir of human and animal parasites. Future research should focus on the need for constant monitoring of studied insect farms for pathogens."
Unfortunately, safety is no priority for the globalists working double time to push insect consumption on the rest of the world. They had already begun with bans on farming to address "emissions" in the name of "climate change," with Dutch farmers suffering from such prohibitions. The insect consumption trial at Overijssel appears to be a second phase of this plan.
Ultimately, the globalists' dream of humanity "eating bugs, owning nothing and being happy" will become a reality if people don't dare to push back.
CricketProtein.news has more stories about the push to normalize insect consumption.
Watch this video of a primary school in the United Kingdom making insect pizza.
This video is from The Prisoner channel on Brighteon.com.