In thinking about all those crawling things we might call food, the "cons" most also be consider with the "pros"
In this short report they discuss the risks of reptile eating in the context of the global food system (it isn't just beef, pork, and chicken anymore!):
"Some countries use turtles, crocodiles, snakes and lizards as a source of protein in the human food chain. Frozen imported meat from crocodiles, caimans, iguanas and pythons can be found in the EU"
Maybe not surprisingly, freezing and proper cooking is key.
Here is a link to some reptile recipes, fyi.