With the increased use of tasers on humans, it was perhaps inevitable that the crustacean set would demand their own stunning device. Simon Buckhaven of CrustaStun has developed a system that allows lobsters to be zapped to death in a device rather than boiled alive. It was such a breakthrough that animal rights groups organized a lobster dinner fundraiser with lobsters dispatched with the CrustaStun device. The problem is that the machines were lost in transit and the sponsors had to boil hundreds of lobsters alive at the event with such participating groups as PETA.
Buckhaven developed the machine to appease animal rights advocates who like lobsters but not the method of cooking.
The machines cost about $3,500 and looks like a microwave with a lid.
They also have an industrial version for $100,000 or more.
If you cannot afford that price, you can always report the lobster in your home as “unruly” and Fort Smith police will take it from there — be sure however to have butter ready by the time the cruiser arrives.
[Update: PETA contacted the blog to say that they did not organize the event and did not know the lobsters were sent to a boiling end]
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