Today in Food History

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Also, on this day in 1867 Lillian D. Wald was born. She was a scientist and nurse, and among her activities, she helped initiate the enactment of pure food laws in the U.S.

In 1955 Aaron ‘Bunny’ Lapin received U.S. patent No. 2,704,172 for pressurized containers designed to dispense his ‘Reddi-Wip’ whipped cream topping (which he developed in 1948).

In 2005 Patience Gray, British cookery writer, died. ‘Plats Du Jour‘ (1957), ‘Honey From A Weed‘ (1986)

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