Check out this delightful science experiment by Elise as she monitors the growth rate of sweet potato vines and innocently demonstrates the difference between conventional and organic produce.
Her research reveals the common use of bud nip (chlorpropham) on a variety of vegetables including sweet potatoes. She also documents the health hazards. Enjoy the short tube video and decide for your self which sweet potato you would prefer!
Simi Summer, Ph.D. is an independent researcher, educator, and freelance writer. She is a strong proponent of organic consumer education and informed consumer choices.
Posted on WholeFoods Magazine Online, 10/30/15