Actually Congress, a tomato is a fruit.

Source: quickmeme.com

On Thursday, November 17th 2011, Congress voted that Pizza be classified as a vegetable because of the tomato paste it contains.

Maybe instead of studying Nutritional Science I should have gone and become a politician.

 

 

What do you think? Is this a good thing that will help promote healthy eating, or is it a misdirected political decision?

 

 

 

 

News reports:

US Congress rules that pizza is a vegetable

Pizza still a vegetable for U.S. Schools

Hilarious petition:  Citizens of the USA petition to declare Congress a vegetable 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One response to “Actually Congress, a tomato is a fruit.”

  1. That reminds me of a story I once read about McDonald’s and Pizza Hut logos appearing on Florida’s schools. Kids with good grades even got a free happy meal! Talk about “healthy” incentives…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Blog authors are solely responsible for the content of the blogs listed in the directory. Neither the content of these blogs, nor the links to other web sites, are screened, approved, reviewed or endorsed by McGill University. The text and other material on these blogs are the opinion of the specific author and are not statements of advice, opinion, or information of McGill.