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USDA Classifies French Fries as a Fresh Vegetable

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USDA Classifies French Fries as a Fresh Vegetable

USDA Classifies French Fries as a Fresh Vegetable

USDA Classifies French Fries as a Fresh Vegetable

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According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and a federal judge, batter-coated french fries are considered a fresh vegetable. The new classification applies only to commerce: not nutrition.

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Andrew Martin
* National Correspondent for the Chicago Tribune