[NAFEX] Fw: slugs as food

Ernest Plutko ernestplutko at wiktel.com
Fri Aug 1 21:33:26 EDT 2008

This is a good site.  Think slug soup, slug pie, slug meat loaf.  I
actually thought about eating slugs but I just couldn't do it. 
Probably loaded with parasites and nasties.

---- Original Message ----
From: Hilborn.E at epamail.epa.gov
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: RE: [NAFEX] Fw:  slugs as food
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 11:55:34 -0400

>Here is a site claiming to list edible molluscs.
>However they make a valid disclaimer at the top about toxins, and of
>course thorough cooking is needed to kill pathogens/ parasites.
>Bon appetit!
>"What about slugs? Are they edible? We eat escargot, a snail carrying
>shell, so I have started wondering about slugs. I can tell you that
>plentiful in this part of the world right now, with the unusual
>skies and daily downpours we have been having. We find slugs
>would be pointless to tell you what they are capable of when they are
>present in great numbers.
>However, if we though of them as a source of easily accessible
>it could be seen as a bonus....
>Any comments or recipes?
>Hélène, zone 4, north of Ottawa"
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