Bug business – Cockroaches corralled by the millions in China to crunch waste

A staff member shows cockroaches in shelves to the camera at a farm operated by pharmaceutical company Gooddoctor in Xichang, Sichuan province, China August 10, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Suen

JINAN, China (Reuters) – In the near pitch-dark, you can hear them before you see them – millions of cockroaches scuttling and fluttering across stacks of wooden boards as they devour food scraps by the tonne in a novel form of urban waste disposal. The air is warm and humid – just as cockroaches like […]

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