A helpful tip to avoid franken-fruit.

Posted: March 19, 2013 by CrossFit Lewes in nutrition

As you may or may not be aware – the gov’t does not require food labels to indicated when a food has been genetically modified (GMO).

Interestingly, those little codes on the labels that you find on your fruit can give you some clues. These codes are not designed for consumer use, rather for the food producers and distributors. So the meaning of these codes can change at any time. But for now, it appears the following graphic may be a good rule-of-thumb for finding out if your fruits and veggies have been genetically modified. If you are skeptical, check it out on Snopes.

PLU codes

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