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Food & History: July 1

Food & History: July 1

1910  Ward Baking Company of Chicago opens the first completely automated bread plant in the United States.

1916  Coca-Cola starts using a new contoured bottle to stay ahead of the competition. 

1936  Wally Amos, Jr. born, creator of ‘Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookies’.

1953  Cheez Whiz introduced by Kraft.

2007  New York City required restaurants to eliminate oils, margarines and shortening from recipes that contain more than a half-gram of trans fat per serving.

2009  Utah bars opened to the public, ending the state’s private club system.