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Are mystery snails edible for human consumption?


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July 11, 2013 5:27AM

Looking online suggests that both Chinese Mystery Snails and Banded Mystery Snails are edible. Both are invasive where I live and I recently grabbed a few to eat. A word of caution, all wild caught snails must be kept for a few days (3-8) with constant changing of their water, tap water will do, to rid them of any toxins they picked up. Feed them oatmeal, cornmeal, or lettuce to get the mud they have been previously been feeding on out of their systems.