Worms in a sandwich, worms in soup,
Would you eat worms in pancakes or on fruit?
Worms in a casserole, worms for dessert,
Would you eat worms if you knew it wouldn’t hurt?
Thumbs up for worms! Scientists in Europe say yellow mealworms are safe to eat.
Read More: The European Union’s food safety agency says you can snack on yellow mealworms. The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization agrees. It says bugs are good food for people, pets, and livestock. What are mealworms? Baby beetles. Some people have an allergy to mealworms. They shouldn’t eat them. But worms are safe for most people to munch. One famous insect-eater is John the Baptist. Matthew 3:4 says, “Now John wore a garment of camel’s hair and a leather belt around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey.”