But in some cases, it can be a lot tougher to determine where it’s coming from. For example, say an Indian company imported fruit from China, then prepared it for shipping to another country, the country code would technically state the origin as China rather than India. If that’s the case, it becomes a bit tougher to figure out where it’s coming from. At this point, it’s up to the consumer to go the extra mile and do more research on the company if needed.
Being educated about where products come from is important when you’re trying to avoid potentially dangerous substances, or even when you’re just trying to be a little bit healthier.