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The Seattle Post Intelligencer reports that a new study done by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and National Cancer Institute suggests that the notion that “antioxidants in tomatoes can prevent prostate cancer appears to be false.” The new study describes the old conclusions as largely based on an unproven hypothesis.

This may come as a surprise to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which allows tomato sauce manufacturers to claim on their labels that ingesting their products can help lower the risk of various cancers.
KC's View:
The bad news is that all the tomatoes, V-8 and tomato sauces we consume may not have been helping us lower the risk of contracting cancer.

The good news is that we love tomatoes…so we’re not going to stop.