Problem

Cruelty to insects

Incidence:
Insects may have their legs or wings removed whilst alive, whether for amusement or in the process of food preparation. Children devise painful ways to kill insects, such as burning them alive. In the preparation of silk, 15 silk moths are either boiled or steamed alive to produce one gram of woven silk. Some insects are fried or otherwise prepared for eating whilst still alive.
Related Problems:
Diseases of beneficial insects
Values:
Cruelty
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET