The numbers are certainly a quick way to verify whether something is
organic or not. I was not familiar with the "8" and have not seen it.
but then again, I am usually just looking for organic. Regarding
"normal", I look at the organic produce ("9") as being the "normal" and
the four digit numbers (no "9") as being abnormal (pesticide use, etc.)
On Jul 24, 2005, at 7:45 PM, Janna Blake-Allan wrote:
> "Four digits - normal food. 5 digits - heads up!" Then I consider that
> 9 is higher than 8, and remember that Organically grown is superior to
> - higher than - Genetically Modified.