What does the sticker # on the fruit mean?

What does the sticker # on the fruit mean?

Maybe you already knew this…

  • Conventional produce gets a four-digit number.
  • Organic produce gets a five-digit number that starts with 9.
  • Genetically modified items also get a five-digit code, but that code starts with 8.

Examples
4139: Conventional Granny Smith apple
94139: Organic Granny Smith
84139: Genetically Modified Granny Smith

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