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Boiling Lobsters Alive Is Cruel, Says Swiss Government

Boiling Lobsters Alive Is Cruel, Says Swiss Government

The Swiss government has banned boiling live lobster because it deemed the practice cruel. HowStuffWorks looks at both sides of the argument.


Author's Note: 10 Unusual Lobster Facts

The entire time I was writing this article, I kept craving lobster. I've never ordered a whole one because I'm pretty sure I'd end up covering myself and other diners with pieces of it. And although I love to cook, I've never attempted a whole fresh lobster. I'm of the mind that lobsters probably don't suffer much if at all, but I still feel squeamish about cooking my own live food.

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