Are nectarine pits poisonous?

Answer Yes, they contain cyanogenic glycosides as do many of the other stone fruit pits.

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Are cherry pits poisonous to people?

On One Hand: Pits Contain CyanideEating cherry pits in large quantities can cause cyanide poisoning. Centers for Disease Control research has found that a cherry pit contains a small amount of cyan... Read More »

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Is a nectarine a fruit or a vegetable?

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