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Quick Fact Check: Fake video showing blue-colored apple made in China resurfaces

  • By Vishvas News
  • Updated: April 9, 2020

A video viral on social media purports to shows a blue-colored apple made in China. In the video, a person can be seen cutting a piece out of the blue-colored apple grown on a tree. Vishvas News has debunked the post earlier and had found that the viral post is fake.

Claim

A post doing rounds on Facebook by a page named OMG shows a blue-colored apple in a tree. The claim in the video reads: Blue Apple Made in China. The archived version of the post can be checked here

Investigation

Vishvas News investigated the video by breaking down various elements of the viral post. We used Invid tool to get the minute details of the post. Here is how we debunked the post earlier: Fact Check: Video Showing Blue-Colored Apple Made In China Is Fake

Vishvas News spoke to Mr. Neeraj Kant, Asst. Director – Horticulture, NDMC. He said that this is a painted apple and not the actual colored one.

The video has been shared by a Facebook page named ‘OMG’. When Vishvas News performed the social scanning of the page we found that the page has 5.4K followers.

Conclusion: A viral video on Facebook purporting to shows a blue-colored apple made in China is fake. The apple shown in the video is painted in blue color and is not a naturally blue-colored apple.

  • Claim Review : Blue-colored apple made in China
  • Claimed By : FB Page: OMG
  • Fact Check : False
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