Today in Food History

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Also, on this day in 1817 A 7½ foot sturgeon was captured on the Passaic River in New Jersey. It was taken to the Passaic Hotel where it was served to the captors and their friends.

In 1900 Coca-Cola goes on sale for the first time in Britain.

In 1993 Canada orders a complete ban on cod fishing after stocks dwindle.

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