You Will Never Eat Potatoes Again Knowing This

5. Potatoes Are Full Of Pesticides

The USDA acknowledges that 35 different pesticides have been found on traditional potatoes. At least 6 of those are known carcinogens, 12 are hormone disruptors, 7 are neurotoxins, and 6 can have serious consequences for reproductive health. Potatoes are also sprayed at three points during their production, during the growing season, right before harvest, and again after being dug up.

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