Food & History: June 14
1800 Chicken Marengo created by Napoleon’s Swiss chef to commemorate Napoleon’s victory over the Austrians in the Battle of Marengo.
1972 The Environmental Protection Agency bans DDT in the USA. This DDT residue is still found in some foods grown 30 years later.
2011 The Los Angeles School District agrees to remove chocolate and strawberry flavored milk in order to combat childhood obesity.