Switzerland prohibits cooking lobsters by throwing them in boiling water
14:05, Thursday, 11 January, 2018
The Government of Switzerland has banned the culinary practice of throwing live lobsters into boiling water for cooking and has established that before they should be stunned, as part of a review of their legislation on animal protection. “Live crustaceans, including lobster, can no longer be transported on ice or ice water, aquatic species must be kept in their natural environment, and from now on crustaceans must be stunned before being killed,” says the regulations approved by the Swiss Government. this Wednesday.