Can you eat the skin of dried sausage?

Chef's answer
Do I need to remove the peel to eat my salami? Alle-Pia Fine Cured Meats uses all natural casings. We do recommend removing the casing before consuming, however, the casing is safe to eat.
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Cured chorizo doesn't require any cooking at all: Simply slice and eat! For raw and semi-cured chorizo varieties, you'll generally want to remove the casing (if there is any) and fry in a hot, dry pan until the chorizo is cooked through and the fat has rendered out.25 Mar 2021
All sausage casings are safe to eat. Whether they're all enjoyable to eat is another question. Cellulose casings and some natural casings are perfectly fine to eat. ... Beef casings are all inedible and are used for casing meats such as large sausages, mortadella, hard salamis and liver sausages.18 Jan 2020
2 to 3 yearsCollagen Casings can be stored up to 2 years if unopened. Rehydrate in refrigerator overnight to reconstitute. Once opened, unused casings can be stored up to a year, in resealable pouch and stored in a refrigerator. Fibrous Casings can be stored 2 to 3 years or longer.17 Jul 2012
If you're using natural casings, after rinsing the salt off, be sure to allow the casings to soak in warm/tepid water for at least 15-20 minutes prior to stuffing. If not enough water is absorbed, there will be less elasticity (or "give") when the sausages are being stuffed.7 Apr 2016
no you should not take the sausage out of the casing before cooking, you should also not pierce the sausages when cooking. The casing keeps the flavour and the moisture inside, so your sausages aren't dry.
Cured chorizo doesn't require any cooking at all: Simply slice and eat! For raw and semi-cured chorizo varieties, you'll generally want to remove the casing (if there is any) and fry in a hot, dry pan until the chorizo is cooked through and the fat has rendered out.8 Nov 2020
All sausage casings are safe to eat. If it is a natural casing it is truly edible, and intended to be eaten. If it is a plastic casing, well I wouldn't recommend it, and you probably won't do it twice, it but it should be medically safe for a healthy adult so long as you don't choke on it.
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