Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Note the #s on the Fruit Label

Conventional Fruit Labels - Four digits starting with 4
Organic Fruit Labels - Five digits and starts with number 9 Genetically Modified Fruits (GMO) -Start with the digit 8
So next time you go shopping, remember these critical numbers and know how to avoid purchasing inorganic and GMO fruits. Shop Safe :
This is good to know because stores aren't obligated to tell you if a fruit has been genetically modified .
So if you come across an apple in the store and it's label is 4922, it's a conventional apple grown with herbicides and harmful fertilizers.

If it has a sticker 99222, it's organic and safe to eat.
If it says 89222, then do not buy!!!! It has been genetically modified (GMO).


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