Food & History: October 15

Food & History: October 15

1895  Henry D. Perky receives the US for Shredded Wheat.

1959  Super Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse born in Fall River, Massachusetts. BAM!

1996  French chef Pierre Franey dies.

2000 Konrad (Emil) Bloch dies, Nobel prize winner for his work on fatty acids. He discovered that high levels of cholesterol ultimately leads to increased risk of heart attacks.