With all the scary news about pesticides and genetically modified food on supermarket shelves, how can you be sure you are buying what's safest for your family? It's simple - check the stickers on the fruit & veggies you buy. The product code stickers found on produce help cashiers determine the price for your produce, but they are even more beneficial for you as a shopper if you understand what they mean.
Four-digit number - conventionally grown.
Five-digit number beginning with 9 - organic.
Five-digit number beginning with 8 - genetically modified.
Be a smart shopper - check those stickers!! :)