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Testing tomatoes

Have these saucy fruits become less healthy over time? With Tim Harford.

Have these saucy fruits become less healthy over time? We examine a claim that you’d need to eat 10 tomatoes grown today to get the same nutritional value of one grown in the 1950s. Also: as Britain’s general election continues, we check promises made on the campaign trail about levels of public spending.

Presenter: Tim Harford
Producer: Darin Graham
Editor: Richard Vadon

(Heritage homegrown tomatoes. Credit: Pamela Joe McFarlane / Getty images)

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