Tomatoes: History, Origin, Specifics… or Fiction?

A tomato importer, John Nix, resolved to problem the law following scrutinizing the Tariff Act. His case relied on the fact that tomatoes have been a fruit and not vegetable, as a result, it should not be subjected to the Tariff Act. Nix’s objections introduced the case to the Supreme Court in 1893. While Nix […]