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What Do Those Codes On Stickers Of Fruits And Some Veggies Mean?

By |2018-06-27T22:40:53+00:00October 31st, 2014|Categories: Food and Nutrition|Tags: , , , |

Although they seem like a nuisance, the stickers or labels attached to fruit and some vegetables have more of a function than helping scan the price at the checkout stand. The PLU code, or price lookup number printed on the sticker, also tells you how the fruit was grown. By reading the PLU code, you can tell if the fruit was genetically modified, organically grown or produced with chemical fertilizers, fungicides, or herbicides. Here are the basics of what you should know: If there are