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Swedish supermarket tests lasers to label organic produce

In this photo taken on Tuesday Jan. 31, 2017, laser branded sweet potatoes are displayed at the ICA Kvantum supermarket in Malmo, Sweden. (AP Photo/James Brooks)

Swedish supermarket chain ICA started experimenting in December with “natural branding,” a process that uses low-energy carbon dioxide lasers to remove the pigment from the outer skins of fruits and vegetables.

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