Vegetables are extremely important for maintaining good overall health. However, if you want to benefit from eating vegetables you must stay away from GMO ones and consume only organic vegetables.
Consumer awareness has risen a lot these days as more and more people are exposed to great information about natural remedies and living a healthy and long life.
All this has increased these people’s demand for organic vegetables and fruits. After reading this article you will be able to know and identify which products are GMO. You can achieve doing this in two simple ways shown bellow.
Coding And Labelling
GMO vegetables and fruits are most likely labelled with a code consisted of four digits. While organic vegetables and fruits, tomatoes included, mostly are labelled with a code consisted of five digits.
The Code’s Starting Number
Organic vegetables and fruits were given a code which is consisted of five digits. This code always starts with the number 9. Genetically Modified (GM) vegetables and fruit, on the other hand, are labelled with a code consisted of four digit and this code always starts with the number 8.
It is very important to know and to memorise these tips because, unfortunately, it is a well known fact that even more than 80% of all of the processed foods in the United States are genetically modified.
A startling fact is that GMO products are banned in many European countries. The following countries have banned GMO products;
– And Luxemburg.