Last week, the United States Congress <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/did-congress-declare-pizza-as-a-vegetable-not-exactly/2011/11/20/gIQABXgmhN_blog.html">passed a revised agriculture appropriations bill</a> that basically stated that 1/8th of a cup of tomato paste could qualify as a half cup of vegetables in terms of nutritional value.