Today in Food History


Also, on this day in 1943 John Harvey Kellogg died.  A physician, vegetarian and health food pioneer.  He was superintendent of the Battle Creek Sanitarium, where he developed the first breakfast cereals for his patients, Granose (granola) and toasted flakes.  His brother, William K. Kellogg founded the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Co. to produce cornflakes.

In 1948 The Supreme Court of Canada lifted a ban on margarine. Manufacturers can now produce, and grocers can now sell, margarine.

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