November 20 – Today’s Food History
National Peanut Butter Fudge Day
Today’s Food History
on this day in…
- 1820 A whaling ship, the Essex, was rammed twice by a sperm whale and eventually sank.
- 1967 The U.S. population passed 200 million, according to the Census Clock at the Department of Commerce.
- 1969 DDT was banned for residential use as part of a total phase out of its use in the U.S.
- 2009 Kellogg’s reports there will be a nationwide shortage of Eggo Frozen Waffles until the summer of 2010. Production has been interrupted at 2 of Eggo’s four production plants due to repairs.
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