Switzerland will protect the rights of lobster on a painless death
GENEVA, January 10 — RIA Novosti. Switzerland will protect the rights of lobster on a painless death, according to the website of the government of the country.
On Wednesday, following the meeting of the government, the Federal Council adopted the decision on amendments to veterinary legislation, which will enter into force on 1 March 2018. They relate, in particular, combating illegal smuggling and trafficking of dogs, ban the use of devices that do not allow dogs to bark.
In addition, the new amendments protect the rights of lobster on a painless death in the pot.
According to a government decision, all decapod crustaceans can no longer be transported on ice or in icy water, and must be transported in their natural habitat. In addition, before the death of the animals must be stunned.
Thus, in Switzerland March will be banned cooking live lobsters and other arthropods, throwing them immediately into boiling water.