Many time while buying fruits of vegetables few of us must noticed a stickers kept on the fruit/vegetable which we are buying. Every market, supermarket or store sell apple, kiwi, avocado, banana and apricot with a sticker, that consist a numeric tag. you must wondering that what does a sticker on fruit means ? if this question rise in your mind than you should read below,
The label or sticker kept on fruit or vegetables will describe more details other than its price, it do not just tells price but also tell us that what kind of healthy vegan source you’re going to take home today. The PLU code or price lookup number are printed on the sticker, will also describe that how the fruit/vegetable was grown. From the PLU code, any one can identify that the fruit was organically grown, genetically modified, or cultivated using chemical like fertilizers, herbicides or fungicides.
What does this sticker on fruits or vegetable means?
Let see what does a sticker on fruit means,
- The code is consist of few numbers. Most of them are consist of the four digits that starts with 3 or 4, than it means that this product was cultivated using the artificial fertilizer.
- If your sticker is having five digit code which starts with 9, that it is cultivated using the thousands year old traditional pattern which is Organic. This all product are organically cultivated. for this cultivation no fertilizer or the pesticides are used.
- If your sticker is having five digit code and start with 8 than it is Genetically modified product (GMO), it is not good for health as the GM produce is harmful and also carcinogenic. And you won’t see any of this because only genetically modified versions of cotton, canola, corn, papaya, soybeans, and squash are widely sold. But this kind of sticker are not mandatory to place on it, so producer companies can label anything.
Keep this information in mind and buy healthy food for your self and your family, You just have to remember a number that is 9. just buy the fruits and vegetable who’s sticker begin with number 9.
You should aware about this do share with your relatives and beloved one as a healthy advice. as health is wealth.