What you see: A green substance on the surface of the yogurt. What it is: Mold. Eat or toss: The mold could have penetrated deeper than you could see, making
What you see: A tomato that looks red on the outside, but has a green tinge inside its skin. What it is: A tomato that didn’t mature and/or ripen properly. Eat
What you see: A moldy pit in a peach.What it is: A moldy pit in a peach. Eat or toss: Toss. In a soft fruit like a peach, even areas without obvious mold could
What you see: A red potato with dark patches on its skin; below the skin the potato has turned green.What it is: In response to light exposure, the potato is
What you see: Green inside your carrot What it is: Chlorophyll that developed after excess sun exposure Eat or toss: If it’s just a ring, like you see here
What you see: A green tinge inside your tomatoes What it is: A particular feature of the breed; or, a physical problem from earlier in the tomato’s life Eat or
What you see: Areas on a red, orange or yellow pepper that are still green What it is: Just portions that are underripe, but totally edible Eat or toss?
What you see: Red onions that turn a bluish, greenish color during cooking. What it is: A harmless reaction of a plant pigment to an alkaline (basic)
What you see: Greenish skin on a potato. What it is: Chlorophyll buildup that signals the presence of solanine, a harmful toxin. Eat or toss? Is it just a
What you see: A pepper growing inside a pepper. What it is: A misfire in the pepper’s seed-making apparatus. Eat or toss? Eat! Consider this bonus pepper.
What you see: Green on the exterior of garlic. What it is: Harmless chlorophyll. Eat or toss: Eat! So, why is it safe to eat garlic that's turning green?
What you see: The top of the carrot root, just before the leaves, is green. What it is: The carrot was likely exposed to the sun, causing chlorophyll to develop
What you see: An unappetizing sewage green hue to your egg yolk. What it is: Just some sulfur and iron compounds. Eat or toss? Eat! It’s overcooked, but