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Can You Eat Idaho® Potatoes Raw?

Q: Is there anything harmful in eating potatoes raw?
A: There is no harm in eating potatoes raw; however, you may find them a little harder to digest than when cooked. Willard Scott, the famous NBC weatherman, does this all the time even making a point once to chomp down on an Idaho® Potato on a harvest segment of the TODAY show a couple of years ago.