Preparing Raw Crickets

Crickets should only be purchased from reliable sources; crickets raised for bait or pet food may have higher levels of pathogens or traces of heavy metals from their feedstock.

Crickets should be treated much in the same manner as any other raw food, particularly shellfish. It’s best to keep crickets fresh as possible – so keep them frozen until you’re ready to use them.

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Fish and chirps? Crickets make leap in demand as a protein

Fish and chirps? Crickets make leap in demand as a protein

By LISA RATHKE
Associated Press
Jan 13, 10:40 AM EST

WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) — At Tomorrow’s Harvest farm, you won’t find acres of land on which animals graze, or rows of corn, or bales of hay. Just stacks of boxes in a basement and the summery song of thousands of chirping crickets.

It’s one of a growing number of operations raising crickets for human consumption that these farmers say is … Read the rest