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Switzerland Outlaws Boiling Lobsters Alive

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Switzerland Outlaws Boiling Lobsters Alive
Every nonfiction fan should read Consider the Lobster, the late David Foster Wallace’s incredible essay on the morality of boiling the crustacean alive simply because it tastes nice. It appears that officials in Switzerland have at least skimmed the essay: New regulations will require food preparers to stun or mechanically destroy a lobster’s brain before immersing it in boiling water. But have they really considered the lobster?
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