The FDA reminds people not to eat giant bugs if they are allergic to seafood

You have probably heard the lobster and shrimp called “bugs” of the ocean and a new advice of food and drug administration aim to emphasize this point. Now that the summer is approaching, the FDA reminded the public not to eat cicadas – the big noisy insects that keep you in the night – if you are allergic to seafood.

The cicadas are winged insects that come in a wide variety, including those that are quite small size and some that are big enough. These insects are not harmful, but they are noisy and can cause all the awkward bellows during their breeding season at the beginning of the summer. Depending on your place of residence, these bugs can also be found in large quantities and, well, they can also be a tasty delicacy.

Although insects are not a popular food in the United States, there are some exceptions: crickets, for example, are always consumed as a snack in parts of the nation. Cicadas are another type of insects that you may encounter as food product; They can be served deeply fries, like a sweet treatment, or as an ingredient in a larger dish.

The FDA noted in a new tweet that Cicadas has a “family relationship” with lobsters and shrimps, which means you should avoid eating them if you are allergic to seafood. These insects can cause the same allergic reaction that you Live when you consume shrimp, for example, which certainly ruins the restoration experience.

Fortunately, if you are allergic to seafood, it is not difficult to avoid cicadas – in fact, you will need to get out of your way to find a place that serves them. However, knowledge is good for more and more scientists exhort the public to adopt insects as a source of protein that is better for the environment.

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