A restaurant in Italy was fined $855 for displaying live lobsters on ice. I’m sure many of you have been to your local
Dead Red Lobster and seen the tank full of lobsters with their claws rubberbanded shut. It turns out that someone reported this restaurant to the a national animal protection group.
“They said that the lobsters, laying on the ice, suffer…
They compared them in court to other animals, like cats and
A court in the northeastern city of Vicenza ruled the
display was a form of abuse dooming the crustaceans to a slow
death by suffocation.
Do these same people understand what happens if someone orders one of the lobsters? Do they think getting boiled is like some warm, soothing bath? I’m sure if we could ask the lobsters themselves, they’d let us know, “Hey, that’s okay….I’ll stay right here on this nice pile of crushed ice!”