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No 2 (2017): Food

Tiere lebend essen: Tierschutzstrafrechtliche Analyse eines wachsenden Food-Trends

  • Charlotte Blattner
Submitted
March 14, 2018
Published
December 31, 2017

Abstract

Even though the consumption of live animals has spread from Southeast Asia across the world, Swiss law is slow to respond to this new praxis. This article presents new scientific findings about the pain sensitivity of animals commonly eaten alive, and on this basis analyses in detail whether Swiss criminal law provides adequate protection for affected animals, both in terms of coverage and scope.