Given their inherent resistance to food-poisoning bacteria, maggots can be used to create an antibacterial food additive to increase the safety of the meat supply. See also [Viral Meat Spray]. Maggots or no maggots, proper handling of fresh meat is critical; see Food Poisoning Bacteria Cross-Contamination (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/food-poisoning-bacteria-cross-contamination/). There also exist healthier sources of protein than maggots, and although insects are comparatively low in saturated fat, plant protein is preferable. Other videos that may bug you include Cheese Mites and Maggots (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/cheese-mites-and-maggots/), Are Artificial Colors Harmful? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/are-artificial-colors-harmful/), and Nontoxic Head Lice Treatment (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/nontoxic-head-lice-treatment/). Plus, there are a thousand non-insects topics on health and nutrition. See the extensive list here- (http://nutritionfacts.org/topics/).
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