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LOBSTERS - Cash and carry
Posted 1 March 2003
Makro, a wholesale cash and carry store, is now selling lobsters live to the public.
The company keep their lobsters in thermal cases with small ice packs to 'reduce activity'. Although there is no way of knowing definitively whether the victims suffer in this imposed torpid state, we do know that induced hypothermia in other animals (reptiles, amphibians and fish) is not believed to reduce sensitivity to pain.
Animal Aid is calling on Makro to remove lobsters from all its stores. You can help: