Food & History: September 15

Food & History: September 15

1885  Constantin Fahlberg receives a patent for the artificial sweetener Saccharin (Sweet’n Low).

1981  The USDA announces that ketchup could be counted as a vegetable in the school lunch program.

1995  M&Ms candy color tan are replaced by the new blue M&Ms.

2011  Research from the University of Cambridge shows that fluctuations of serotonin levels in the brain, which often occur when someone hasn’t eaten or is stressed, affects brain regions that enable people to regulate anger.