You start your tomato seedlings every spring with great care, coaxing them and coddling them. Well, as it turns out, you're planting tomatoes more often than you think- just not in your backyard.

And it all starts with a flush.

That gooey protective coating on tomato seeds really goes a long way. How long? It protects those seedlings through the whole cooking process, for all of the eating process and during the ENTIRE digestive process. In the end, they become a field full of tomato seedlings at a sewage treatment plant. These seedlings usually get sprayed with herbicide or die of natural causes and do not end producing tomatoes that end up at your local grocery store.

But wouldn't that explain a lot about the taste of grocery store tomatoes?

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