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Who Knew? "One of my most important food shopping tips ever--those annoying stickers on fruits and veggies tell you A LOT! 4 numbers mean they were conventionally grown, 5 numbers starting with number 8 means they are genetically modified (GMO), and 5 numbers starting with 9 means they were organically grown (no pesticides or nasty GMOs)"

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The stickers on fruit actually tell you quite a bit about the produce you’re about to purchase: 4 numbers mean they were conventionally grown, 5 numbers starting with number 8 means they are genetically modified, 5 numbers starting with 9 means they were organically grown (no pesticides or nasty GMOs)

Those stickers on fruits and veggies tell you quite a bit! - 4 numbers mean they were conventionally grown - 5 numbers starting with number "8" means they are genetically modified - 5 numbers starting with "9" means they were organically grown. - 10 numbers starting with an area code means someone wrote their phone number on the produce...disregard :)

Those annoying stickers on fruits and veggies tell you A LOT! 4 numbers mean they were conventionally grown, 5 numbers starting with number 8 means they are genetically modified (GMO), and 5 numbers starting with 9 means they were organically grown (no pesticides or nasty GMOs). >> The only negative here is that participation is voluntary so this won't be the case 100% of the time.

To determine if your produce has been genetically modified, check the first number of the Price Lookup Code: 9=organically grown, 8=genetically modified. (Conventionally grown foods have only 4 number PLUs)

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5 digit code starting with 8 = genetically modified!