Today in Food History

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Also, on this day in 1906 Karl August Folkers was born. He was the first to isolate vitamin B12.

In 1910 Heinz Tomato Soup went on sale in the UK for first time, at Fortnum & Mason.

In 1940 Lillian D. Wald died. She was a scientist and nurse, and among her activities, she helped initiate the enactment of pure food laws in the U.S.

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