Letter to the Editor: Writer steamed about ‘commonly accepted methods’ for killing lobsters and other crustaceans

This is in response to the article in the Jan. 7 Life section titled “It doesn’t get much fresher: A novice TL cook faces a lobster challenge.” I read this article with utter disgust at the detail and almost giddiness that writer Mary Therese Biebel used in describing the boiling to death of a live creature. Plunging the lobster head-first into boiling water, it lurched backwards, recoiling from the heat and thrashing its tail against the metal pot while she held down the lid for the next 8 to 10 minutes. Sounds sadistic. Read the rest here 16:22