A child eats instant noodles on a train at the Harbin Railway Station in northeast China. Wang Jianwei/Xinhua /Landov hide caption

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Food bank client Jamie Senik takes a break near her garden plot sponsored by the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. She grows food for herself and her diabetic mother. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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Gordon recommends dusting the deep-fried tarantula spider with smoked paprika. Chugrad McAndrews/Reprinted with permission from The Eat-A-Bug Cookbook hide caption

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A customer in the produce section at Metro Foodland, one of the Detroit grocery stores participating in a healthy food incentive program for people with SNAP benefits. The store will add a section of specially marked local produce as part of the program. Courtesy of the Fair Food Network hide caption

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A vendor sells edible insects at Talad Thai market on the outskirts of Bangkok. The most popular method of preparation is to deep-fry crickets in oil and then sprinkle them with lemongrass slivers and chilis. NARONG SANGNAK/EPA /Landov hide caption

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A soybean field near Campo Verde in western Brazil in January 2011. Researchers argue that enough arable land is already under cultivation to feed the planet for the next several decades. Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/GettyImages hide caption

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A worker piles sacks of corn at a market in Guatemala City. Daniel LeClair/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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