Well, neither I nor loads of other people that do this, or eat at restaurants where this is done, are dead, or even slightly sick.
Hahahaha! I was going to write about cooking them down with vines but then I got distracted and later forgot what I was doing. Dammit, beat to the punch by my arch-nemesis who, stunningly, is correct this time.
Here's another tip: Donate some to the BadDoggie Institute of Culinary and Cuisine Internationale