Today in Food History

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Also, on this day in 1936 William Horlick died (born Feb 23, 1846). Manufacturer of food for infants and invalids, he created and patented (1883) a new formulae named  ‘Diastoid’ – later renamed and trademarked as ‘malted milk’ which found new and unexpected uses and markets.

In 1985 William Cumming Rose died. An American biochemist, he researched amino acids, and established the importance of the 8 essential amino acids in human nutrition.

In 2007 The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office issued a certificate canceling all claims related to the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich patent.

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