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Let us be clear—consuming insect-based foods comes with potential health risks. These risks are primarily related to food safety and the presence of allergens or toxins in some insects. 

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) highlighted several food safety issues associated with edible insects, including: 

Pathogens. Insects can harbor bacteria, viruses, and parasites, which can risk human health if not properly handled or cooked. 

Allergens. Some insects contain allergens that can cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals. 

Toxins. Certain insects may contain toxins that can be harmful if consumed in large amounts. 

Insects can contain allergens that may trigger allergic reactions in some individuals. These reactions can range from mild to severe, depending on the individual's sensitivity and the amount of insect consumed. Allergic reactions can manifest as skin rashes, itching, swelling, and, in severe cases, anaphylaxis, which requires immediate medical attention. 

Moreover, some insects are known to contain toxins that can be harmful to human health. These toxins can affect various systems in the body, including the nervous, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems. Symptoms of toxin exposure can include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and, in severe cases, coma or death.