Do not eat! Health officials say people with seafood allergies should stay away from eating cicadas

Health officials say people who have issues with seafood should avoid eating the bugs, despite them being packed with protein.

News 12 Staff

Jun 3, 2021, 1:52 AM

Updated 1,055 days ago

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For some people, the thought of eating a cicada could make them sick, but those who have seafood allergies could actually get seriously ill from eating the insects.
The FDA says cicadas have links to shrimp and lobsters.
Health officials say people who have issues with seafood should avoid eating the bugs, despite them being packed with protein.
What a...shame?


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