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Food & History: August 7

Food & History: August 7 1932  Jenny Craig born, founder of chain weight loss centers. 1991  The world’s largest Burger King opened in Budapest. 2013  The accountant in charge of keeping track of money for the Rialto Unified School District in California arrested on suspicion of embezzling over $3 million from the school district’s nutrition […]

Food & History: July 29

Food & History: July 29 1586  Potatoes are introduced to England. 1900  Louis Lassing first served hamburgers on a bun in his diner in New Haven, Connecticut (one of many many claims) 1907  Earl S. Tupper Born. Inventor of Tupperware, this not only saved leftover food sufficiently, it was also used to conduct mold and […]

Food & History: July 26

Food & History: July 26 1926  Roquefort cheese is the first to be designated with an appellation d’origine controlee.  Only cheese that is processed in Roquefort, France and aged in the caves can be called ‘Roquefort Cheese.’ 2004  American food chemist William A. Mitchell dies, inventor of Tang, Pop Rocks, Cool Whip, quick-set Jell-O, powdered […]