Food & History: September 30 1861 William Wrigley, Jr. born. He was an advertising genius, and Wrigley’s became the largest chewing gum manufacturer in the world. 1997 Hooters Restaurants agrees to pay $3.8 million in damages to settle a class action lawsuit alleging discriminatory hiring practices because they would not hire males to wait tables. […]
Food & History: September 25 1985 William Cumming Rose dies, the American biochemist who established the importance of the 8 essential amino acids in human nutrition. 2007 The United States Patent & Trademark Office issued a certificate canceling all claims related to the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich patent.
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 […]