Here in North America, there are few more beloved foods than the common spud, the foundation for the incredibly popular French fry. Unfortunately, they can make us extremely sick if they’re not cleaned properly prior to cooking.
In fact, in recent years there have been many Listeria and E. Coli outbreaks related to unclean potatoes. That’s why it’s important to carefully scrub each spud. Remove all dirt by washing thoroughly under water.