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US Supreme Court Classifies Tomatoes as Vegetables, Not Fruit (1893) Options
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US Supreme Court Classifies Tomatoes as Vegetables, Not Fruit (1893)

To most of us, a fruit is a sweet plant part eaten as a dessert or snack, but to a botanist, a fruit is a mature ovary of a plant. All species of flowering plants produce fruits that contain seeds. A vegetable, on the other hand, is simply part of a plant that is grown primarily for food. The tomato—one of the newer additions to world cuisine—can be said to meet both criteria but is technically a fruit. Why was the Supreme Court tasked with classifying the tomato in the first place? More...
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In EU carrots are classified as fruits. Because in Portugal they make carrot jam. Not kidding.
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US Supreme Court Classifies Tomatoes as Vegetables, Not Fruit (1893)
To most of us, a fruit is a sweet plant part eaten as a dessert or snack, but to a botanist, a fruit is a mature ovary of a plant. All species of flowering plants produce fruits that contain seeds. A vegetable, on the other hand, is simply part of a plant that is grown primarily for food. The tomato—one of the newer additions to world cuisine—can be said to meet both criteria but is technically a fruit.
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Cucumbers, melons, pumpkins, etc. are also vegetables, although, technically and botanically speaking, they are fruits containing seeds.
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This not stopped here.
The US in the people's great interests rose a huge controversy about whether ketchup is a vegetable or not, over 1980-81.
This hurdle took place between the US Department of Agriculture and Food Nutrition Service that had issued regulations over the early Ronald Reagan Presidency over the National School Lunch Plan where ketchup was not mentioned as an example of vegetable, while pickle relish was.
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Tomatoes are not just fruits. It is the right new vegetable
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