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Food & History: May 29

Food & History: May 29

1630  Charles II, king of England born.  Merry Monarch tea was introduced to England during his reign.

1886  Coca-Cola advertised for the first time in the Atlanta Daily.

1919  Charles Strite applies for a pop-up toaster patent.

2004  Tens of millions of pounds of almonds recalled by one of the world’s largest almond producers due to a salmonella outbreak.  At least 25 people were sickened in states from Alaska to Michigan.