Fascinating Facts

By admin
11 August 2014

Did you know that Europeans in the 1500s thought tomatoes were poisonous? Read on to find out why!

When tomatoes were brought over from the New World in the 1500s, many Europeans thought they were poisonous because fancy rich people would eat them off pewter plates, and the lead in the pewter would seep into the tomatoes and kill the eater.

source:  mashable.com

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