I'm a bit baffled with this one. I have two separate INSERT INTO MySQL queries in different sections of my site. I have coded them the same from what i can tell but one insertes the backslashes into the database while the other does not. I am using OOP for my database queries so that part is exactly the same. If i look at the variables just before i insert them into the database in both scripts they have the backslashes.

This one doesnt insert the slashes into MySQL:

PHP Code:
// insert the farm open day information into the database
        
$result $database->query("INSERT INTO farm_open_days 
                (open_day_farm_name, open_day_farmer_name, farmer_row_id, open_day_title, open_day_description, open_day_start_date, open_day_start_time, open_day_finish_time)
                VALUES
                ( 
                 '"
.$farm_name."',
                 '"
.$farmer_full_name."',
                 '"
.$clean_farmer_row_id."',
                 '"
.$clean_title."',
                 '"
.$clean_description."',
                 '"
.$clean_full_date."',
                 '"
.$clean_start_time."',
                 '"
.$clean_finish_time."'
                 )
                 "
); 
This one does:

PHP Code:
// insert the user into database
        
$result $database->query("INSERT INTO minfarm_users
                (firstname, lastname, email, address01, address02, address03, town, country, postcode, tel01, accepted_tc_and_privacy, password, role, created, tokenhash, salt)
                VALUES
                ( 
                 '"
.$clean_firstname."',
                 '"
.$clean_lastname."',
                 '"
.$clean_email."',
                 '"
.$clean_address01."',
                 '"
.$clean_address02."',
                 '"
.$clean_address03."',
                 '"
.$clean_town."',
                 '"
.$clean_country."',
                 '"
.$clean_postcode."',
                 '"
.$clean_tel01."',
                 '"
.$clean_checkbox01."',
                 '"
.$clean_hashed_password."',
                 'customer',
                 '"
.date('Y-m-d H:i:s')."',
                 '"
.$token."',
                 '"
.$salt."'
                 )
                 "
); 
I have checked the database tables and both are set up the same. Same charset, same database storage engine, same field type. Has anyone else come across something like this before?

Thanks!