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** Is it safe to eat potatoes that have sprouted? **

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I'm talking about potatoes that have gone somewhat soft and put out shoots
about 10cm long.

Other online discussions suggest it's reasonably safe and the majority of
us have been peeling and eating soft sprouty spuds for years. Is this
correct?

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store potatoes with apples to avoid this: lifehacker.com/5954159/…
– chrisjlee Oct 23 '12 at 19:48

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Not safe enough for me to try


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