Skip to comments.Whole Foods says its ban on lobster sales will stand -- except in Maine
Posted on 02/07/2007 2:23:15 PM PST by GQuagmire
....In June, the Austin, Texas-based natural foods grocery chain said it would stop selling live lobsters and crabs in the name of crustacean compassion. But its making an exception in Maine, a state synonymous with lobster
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Whatever....pass the butter
Julia Child used to crack them down the back with a giant knife, worked for me.
BTW if they zap it in the store but don't cooking it on the spot they are going to have some unhappy customers.
Lobsters spoil very very very quickly.
People will go somewhere else for lobster if they're that concerned about it.
If that tail ain't kickin' don't eat it.
Where were these liberals during our racist era? I'm sure the KKK would have welcomed them had they said "Racism is Dixie is a-ok because it's synonymous with slavery & Jim Crow laws & the like."
Don't they know that Maine lobsters are our brothers, too?
A lobster electric chair? Martin said. I wonder how that will sound for their public relations, that theyre going to give the lobster the electric chair.
Great quote from a fisherman on the last paragraph.
When I buy Lobsters, I buy them live to be prepared at home.
Will they provide home electric outlet jumper cables for their cutomers?
How long before the first thread to reports of Minimum Wage Employees Electrocuted?
I've been enjoying the Dungeness crab from WF this winter.
Are these well-to-do greenies really that ignorant of how primitive a lobster's nervous system is???
I hate Whole Foods.
The few times I've been in there, I'm surrounded by smug kommunists who hate the idea of profit - all the while manufacturing profit for their quasi-religious organic food jihad.
Maine- the only state without a Red Lobster restaurant. How's th' chowduh up thayuh?
Is Whole Foods REALLY concerned with how Lobsters feel, or are they trying to set up a case for doubled lobster prices (retail)?
This by itself would be enough for me to never do business with such a company again. I don't buy all that much lobster in any form (I do love it, but can't afford to have it as much as I would like), but good grief? Does the same store carry other forms of meat and fish? What about those poor fish caught in nets - bound to feel restrictive! And that "natural" beef - I wonder what went through it's mind when it went in the slaughterhouse door (other than a bullet)?
Give me a break. Are we humans, or are we trees? I would never propose taking a lighter and burning off the lobster's legs one at a time - but goodness - dropping them in a boiling pot is suppose to be some sort of inhumane treatment? Ummm... Last I checked - Lobsters were not human...
far be it for these people to extend the same courtesy to an unborn child that they do to a lobster.
They for sure will the second time. Spoiled lobster is about the nastiest thing you can imagine. And Whole Foods customers are accustomed to the finer things in life.
Sounds to me like these crunchy granola leftists are willing to compromise their lofty,compassionate principles in order to make a buck.
I never thought I'd live to see the day. (end sarcasm)
Wow! Maybe the liberals are onto something & can pass it on to the abortion industry: Abortion factories could be divided up into private rooms instead of being herded into wait rooms; & abortionists would use a device that zaps pre-borns to spare them the agony of being dismembered limb by limb.
If only pre-borns had "lobster-like" eyes that stared at ya through a glass-like abdomen, ya actually might get some behavior modification within the abortion industry!
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