Do you know the differences between GMO tomatoes and organic ones?
Vegetables are very important to your health and should be included into every meal.
There is nothing better than eating fresh vegetables, sadly, the market has various brands of vegetables i.e. organic and GMO tomatoes.
Genetic engineering is the science of modifying genes in plants so that it depicts traits that not genetically inherent to its species.
Organic vegetables, on the other hand, are those that are naturally grown with no interference of their genetic or natural state.
*Fact: GMO products are banned in most European countries such as Greece, Germany, and Austria just to mention a few. These countries believe that they are a great threat to the people and greatly contribute to life-threatening conditions such as smashed leukemia.
It’s important that you know how to distinguish the difference between the two.
The method of labeling and coding
Almost everything in the store has a code number that uniquely identifies the product. For you to differentiate between a GMO tomato and an organic one, check the labeling and coding of the tomato. If you find that it has four digits, then that is a GMO product, while the one with five digits is an organic one.
The first number in the code
GMO fruits and vegetables have four digits, their index code number always starts with the number 8.
Organic fruits and vegetables have five digits with their code number starting with number 9.