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#1 Old 04-07-2004, 09:20 AM
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If you thought boiling them alive is bad...



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Oh my God.
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#4 Old 04-07-2004, 10:57 AM
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Do yourselves a favor... Don't ever come to Japan. This is a common practice here. Actually many fish are served alive as well. Just last week, at our office's enkai I got to watch people eating a small minow-like fish (didn't ask the name, I was too horrified) as the fish tried to jump from the bowls and flop around on the table. Seeing something like that really enforces why I went vegan. These fish were literally trying to swim for their lives.
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Disgusting.
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Actually many fish are served alive as well.



Yes, I've heard about that. The ultimate 'freshness'. I believe in karma.
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#7 Old 04-07-2004, 07:33 PM
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After many e-mails, one sushi restaurant has stopped serving live lobster.

edit: that was the restaurant that stopped serving them alive.
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