Food

Fruit Stickers Are Edible

It is recommended by the FDA to wash all fruit before eating, but eating the stickers on fruit won't hurt you. The stickers and their adhesive are FDA-approved and safe to ingest. However, it's suggested that you remove the stickers before eating fruits.

Key Facts In This Video

  1. The sticker labels on fruits are edible. 00:15

  2. There are more than 1,400 unique fruit sticker label codes in the world. 01:22

  3. A New York inventor is working on a fruit sticker label that dissolves with water and turns into a fruit wash. 02:08

Written by Curiosity Staff June 5, 2015

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