Battle of Britain to stop lobsters and crabs from being boiled alive. 

Can you imagine being boiled alive, fishermen and people say, "it's only a lobster, it's only a crab". But they have feelings just like you and me and they scream with pain and it takes approximately up to a massive 15 minutes for a lobster to slowly die, by being dropped in scolding boiling water and a crab is scolded to death in just a little less time.

Researchers have found that shell fish die in agony and now the pressure has come, to humanely slaughter them. Vets have said they want this practice outlawed, on animal cruelty grounds. 

Some leading chefs are now using electric humane stunning devices, but there are lots still boiling them to death. 

Switzerland was the first country to impose a ban on dropping lobsters and crabs cruelly in to a boiling pot of hot water.

We call ourselves a nation of animal lovers, but lobsters and crabs are Britain's forgotten animals. The same humane slaughter will also go for fish, to include, cod, haddock etc who slowly suffocate in agony and take up to 2 hours to die. 

Government confirms that slaughter welfare standards are now under review.


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