A lot of fun has been had over Congress “declaring pizza a vegetable” including this from Kermit the Frog’s appearance on Saturday Night Live:
But the thing is No, Congress did not declare pizza a vegetable
[The Washington Post]
Let’s revisit the facts: Despite what one might expect from the headlines, if you scour the agriculture appropriations bill, referenced in numerous stories, you won’t find a single mention of the word “pizza,” or even “vegetable,” for that matter.
Bottom line is, they just didn’t change the classification for tomato paste. That’s all.