10 Dirtiest Foods You’ll Never Look At The Same Way Again

9. Potatoes

Conventional potatoes are a staple of many family meals. They are more affordable than other fruits and vegetables, they are filling and chalked full of great vitamins and minerals. But, along with their great benefits, potatoes also carry a number of unwanted chemicals. According to the USDA’s Pesticide Data Program, there are 35 different pesticides that are found on conventional potatoes. Chlorpropham, an herbicide has been found on 76% of all conventional potatoes. Chlorpropham, which stops weed growth, has been shown by the Extension Toxicology Network to slow growth and cause congestion of the spleen and death in laboratory animals.
9. Potatoes