Can I eat green potatoes?

The potato is the most common cause of solanine poisoning in humans. But how do you know when solanine is present in a potato? The tuber is turning green.

via Horrific Tales of Potatoes That Caused Mass Sickness and Even Death | Food & Think.

So can I eat the green part?  Apparently not.  It’s not a good potato if it’s got green.

Related article 2nd article below about other edible plant foods you can die from.  Everybody freak out.

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