Switzerland rules that you must stun your food before you kill it

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The culinary world isn’t lacking in controversial practices. To produce the delicacy foie gras, ducks and geese are force-fed corn, and the calves used for veal are kept virtually immobile for their entire lives. Now, Switzerland has released an order to ban another controversial cooking practice: boiling lobsters alive.

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CrustaStun To Zap Your Lobsters

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As Humane as this Zapper is, it will be worthless when the depleted oceans are empty!

It seems that just killing a lobster (or any kind of shellfish for that matter) to eat isn’t enough; some people might want to make sure that it’s killed in a humane way, though “humane” might not be the best word to apply to a shellfish. Enter the CrustaStun system, which kills shellfish with an electric charge, so the crustacean feels “no pain or distress”.

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