How to identify GMO tomatoes
Namely, many health experts strongly recommend regular consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables, in order to enjoy good health. But, how can we, when the markets are overloaded with GMO (genetically modified organism) fruits and vegetables, which, according to numerous studies, have proven as extremely harmful to our overall health.
Tomatoes have been a symbol for genetically modified food for many years, and unfortunately many people cannot who can’t tell the difference- cannot identify the GMO tomatoes or other GMO products. But, don’t worry, because in this article we will show how to identify GMO tomatoes and you will know what to eat.
Here is how to identify GMO tomatoes
Fruits and vegetables that are labeled with a code that consists of four digits means that they are grown in the traditional way (with the injection of chemicals).
Originally grown fruits are labeled with a code consisting of five digits, starting with 9.
Genetically modified fruits and vegetables are labeled with a code consisting of five digits, starting with 8. This is very important for you to know because over 80% of the processed foods in the U.S. has been genetically modified. Many European countries such as Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary and Luxemburg, put a ban on the sale and production of GMO products.