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Heliciculture: Out of Poverty with Snails

Farm edible snails for nutrition and profit

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http://blog.heifer.org/2011/01/snails.html
http://www.fao.org/ag/AGAinfo/themes/documents/ibys/7.htm

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Photo of Vincent

Great surprise Avi =) My mother-in-law was just gathering some of these to cook, but turned out there was too much pollution in the area for them to be safely eaten.

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To eat snails, let them feed on corn meal for at least 24-48 hours before cooking. This may take care of the "pollution" but if it is everywhere, all food in the area would be unsafe to eat, wouldn't it?

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