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Couple of questions. Are these your common garden snail? Also, does cooking kill any potential parasites?
One traditional way to "clean out" snails is to leave them to eat a diet of nettles for at least 24 hours.
You must cook them fully before eating them; I remember several stories of teenage boys in Australia eating raw slugs or snails for a dare, and contracting parasitic meningitis.
The Wikipedia articles below confirms my memory.
Although there is less risk of catching the worm in Europe, the risk may well rise in the future, and is already a problem in much of S.E. Asia and parts of the southern USA.
I find they take ages to get caught in my snares!