Today in Food History

9-14-creme-filled-donut

 

Also, on this day in 1917 Joyce chen was born (died Aug 23, 1994).  Chinese American Chef, restaurateur, author.  She is credited with popularizing northern-style Chinese cuisine in the U.S. Cookbook: The Joyce Chen Cook Book (1962). PBS TV show: ‘Joyce Chen Cooks’ (1967).

In 2006 The U.S. FDA reported an outbreak of E. coli 0157:H7. Fresh spinach is the suspected cause of the outbreak and consumers nationwide were advised not to eat bagged spinach.  Eventually more than 200 people were sickened in 22 states and several deaths were reported.

In 2009 Keith Floyd died (born Dec 28, 1943). British celebrity chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and cooking show host.

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