Food & History: September 30

Food & History: September 30

1861  William Wrigley, Jr. born. He was an advertising genius, and Wrigley’s became the largest chewing gum manufacturer in the world.

1997  Hooters Restaurants agrees to pay $3.8 million in damages to settle a class action lawsuit alleging discriminatory hiring practices because they would not hire males to wait tables.

2004  California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signs a law that bans the production and sale of foie gras beginning in 2012. It was later overturned in 2015, but not the production ban.

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