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But just remember that people being afraid of tomatoes actually had a very valid reason. From what we know now, back then many people's dishes were made out of substances known to be toxic (like lead). The acid in tomatoes and certain other foods would cause small amounts of the toxic substance to come off into the food and would LITERALLY KILL PEOPLE. Since not all foods did this, people assumed that it was the food and not the dishes that were harmful...