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Switzerland rules lobsters must be stunned before they are boiled

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 12, 2018 01:03 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Jan 11, 2018

Lobsters may not really scream when you boil them - they don't have vocal chords - but research shows they may feel pain, and Switzerland's government decided to do something about the common culinary practice of boiling lobsters alive. They will no longer allow the practice - according to the government order, the crustaceans "will now have to be stunned before they are put to death." Related:





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