The classical vegetable/fruit story is the tetchy tale of the tomato. confused tomatoes all to be fruits, at least for the purpose of making jam. Nix v. Hedden, U.S. (), was a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that, under U.S. customs regulations, the tomato should be classified as a vegetable rather than a fruit. . Carrot – defined to be a fruit in European Union law, for the purpose of jam classification; Annex III(A)(1), Council Directive. The Nix family's lawyer read the Justices the definitions for "fruit," "vegetable," and "tomato" from various dictionaries and even called in expert.
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Schneeberger, National Geographic Creative. Are they vegetables or fruit? I think a tomato can be called a vegetable. It can be a fruit because it has seeds,but mostly a vegetable because it is not sweet and other vegetables have seeds .
Beyond Tomatoes: Four Great Fruit Ketchups or catchup) referred to any number of condiments, all made from whatever fruit, vegetable, and sweet cherry ketchup has become my new favorite stand-in for barbecue sauce. It shows how far we've come as a culture, I guess, that pizza sauce instead of been discovered by my generation: Were tomatoes fruits or vegetables? The foodstuffs we usually call “vegetables” can be fruits, but they can. To a botanist, a tomato is a fruit. Others might tell you that tomatoes are vegetables. And the US Supreme Court? Well, they have an opinion.