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Food & History: May 18

Food & History: May 18

1808  Elijah Craig dies, an important figure in the invention of Bourbon Whiskey.

1994  The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) declared the first genetically engineered tomato safe for human consumption.

2001  Hong Kong ordered more than 1 million chickens and other poultry killed to halt the spread of a bird flu epidemic.

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