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www.straightdope.com/columns/read/2837/do-lobsters-feel...

Dear Straight Dope: I just finished reading an archived article from the August 2004 issue of Gourmet magazine in which the recently deceased David Foster Wallace writes about the Maine Lobster Festival. Mr. Wallace raised a lot of interesting issues, mainly surrounding whether lobsters might feel pain when they are cooked (i.e., boiled) alive.

www.quora.com/Do-crabs-and-lobsters-feel-pain-when-they...

Do crabs and lobsters feel pain when they are being boiled alive? Update Cancel. a d b y H e l l o F r e s h-G e i s t M. Is HelloFresh really an easy way to make dinner? ... Originally Answered: Do lobsters feel pain when boiled alive? If so, is cooking lobster unethical?

www.washingtonpost.com/news/food/wp/2018/01/13/another...

Switzerland is banning people from boiling lobsters alive. The issue of lobsters in kitchens is controversial. Do live lobsters really scream when they’re plopped into boiling water, or is that ...

www.cbc.ca/radio/quirks/do-lobsters-feel-pain-fighting...

Do lobsters feel pain when we boil them alive? The Swiss government passed a law stating people can no longer boil a lobster alive. Here's the science behind how the crustaceans may feel pain.

gizmodo.com/do-stoned-lobsters-really-feel-less-pain-when...

Do lobsters feel pain in the first place? ... unlikely that getting a lobster high would make a lick of difference when it comes to the full-blown agony of being boiled or steamed alive. There is ...

www.businessinsider.com/do-lobsters-feel-pain-2014-5

A Norwegian study from 2005 concluded the opposite: lobsters do not have brains, so they do not feel pain. However, most consumers still don't see it that way. Lobsters inspire more compassion ...

www.thoughtco.com/do-lobsters-feel-pain-4163893

The traditional method for cooking a lobster—boiling it alive—raises the question of whether or not lobsters feel pain. This cooking technique (and others, such as storing the live lobster on ice) is used to improve humans' dining experience.

science.time.com/2013/01/18/do-crabs-feel-pain-maybe-and-maybe-we...

Do lobsters, crabs and other crustaceans feel pain?We certainly act as if they don’t, cramming them in tanks with their claws wired shut, tossing them as if they were a football.And then there’s the cooking itself — most chefs, professional and amateur, cook lobsters and crabs alive, usually by dumping them in boiling water.

www.sciencefocus.com/nature/why-are-lobsters-cooked-alive...

That’s great for us but what about the lobster? It has been argued that lobsters do not possess a true brain and so can’t feel pain. It is fair to say that they are not self-aware in the same way that we are, but they do react to tissue damage both physically and hormonally, so they are obviously capable of detecting pain on some level.

www.popsci.com/swiss-lobster-pain

No one knows if lobsters feel pain, which makes boiling them alive rather complicated Switzerland's new laws ask you to consider the lobster. By Sara Chodosh posted Jan 16th, 2018 at 11:50am