The following is numbers you can look for the next time you go shopping.
Conventional Fruit Labels- These will have four (4) digits and does not start with nine (9). These usually start with the digit four (4).
Organic Fruit Labels- These are five (5) digits and starts with nine (9).
Genetically Modified Fruits- These start with the digit eight (8). This can be good to know because stores are not obligated to tell you if a fruit has been genetically modified.
So, if you are in the grocery store and pick up an apple with the label number 4922, it’s a conventional apple grown with herbicides. If the label or sticker has a 99222, it’s organic and safe to eat. If it says 89222, then it has been genetically modified (GMO).