Organisatie - 28 februari 2011

Electrocuted eel

Until recently eel were tipped into a saltwater bath while still conscious, causing considerable stress.


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Now the first electrocution machine makes it possible to knock them out in one second, as EEG brain scans show. The machine was developed by Imares and Live-Stock research, both part of Wageningen UR, with a grant of Ministery of Economic Affairs, Argiculture and Innovation.