Did You Know: It’s Totally Safe to Eat the Stickers on Fruit
We've all done it before. You take a bite of an apple and look down only to see part of the sticker missing. Should you panic? Are you going to get sick? I promise, there's nothing to worry about. The sticker and even the glue is FDA friendly.
I've heard of this before, but when I mentioned it this morning in one of our weekly meetings, enough people said "really? I didn't know that," for me to bring it up here, too.
Obviously, that doesn't mean you're supposed to eat the sticker. Still peel it off when you can, but if you accidentally eat one, you'll be fine.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration states that the paper used is made out of an edible paper. The glue is also FDA approved.
Just for fun, here are some other facts about those stickers.
Watch how the stickers are applied.