OCTOBER 22 - Today in Food History
- National Nut Day
On this day in:
1843 Stephen Moulton Babcock was born. He developed a test to measure the fat content of milk, which which helped improve the quality of commercial dairy production.
1896 Charles Glen King was born. King was a biochemist who discovered vitamin C in 1932. He extracted and isolated it from lemon juice.
1981 The FDA approved the artificial sweetener Aspartame (NutraSweet) for tabletop use.