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Heinz is why ketchup seemed to become distinctly American. Reuters/Mike Blake

A brief history of ketchup

Canada recently slapped a tariff on US exports of the tomato-based condiment, and the EU plans to do the same, perhaps on the notion that it's distinctly American. In fact, ketchup’s origins are global, as are its fans.

A tomato a day keeps the doctor away

The red pigment in tomatoes could help prevent prostate cancer, according to researchers at a US university. A daily dose…