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Are All Snails Edible?

I know that all snakes are edible...what about snails? Is all escargot created equal?

Question:

I know that all snakes are edible…what about snails? Is all escargot created equal?

Submitted by - Gino, Salt Lake City, UT

Answer:

There may or may not be snails that are inherently deadly if eaten. I think not all species have been eaten to find out. But some people have died from eating snails that had eaten something poisonous to humans. You want to be sure of your snail before dining.

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