Friday, January 2, 2015

The stickers that are on fruit?

You probably haven't given them a second thought... 
What happens if your kids, or you yourself, eat the stickers that are on fruit?
Fruit stickers are edible! Should you peel them off? Yes. But, if you happen to eat one or two

it’s not a big deal. They’re actually made out of “edible paper” or other food grade materials.
The FDA explains fruit stickers are actually edible!
However, it is best to remove them before or while washing the fruit.
By FDA standards, the labels (called PLU labels) are supposed to be made with lead-free dyes 

and the glue used to adhere them to the fruit is required to be food grade (meaning safe to ingest). The labels are supposed to be removed before consumption but if
accidentally eaten, they are safe and won't harm you.

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