Frederick Accum, a professor at the Surrey Institution flees to Berlin in order to escape industry wrath for publishing "A Treatise on Adulteration of Food and Culinary Poisons". This publication revealed the identities of those producers of wine, beer, bread, vinegar, cheese, pickles, and other products that were deliberately adulterated.
2,000 bakeries operate in the U.S., but more than 90% of all bread consumed is baked at home. Wheat consumption in the U.S. is over 200 pounds per person per year (in 2004, it is less than 150)
Port au Salut cheese is invented by Trappist Monks in Touraine, France
Charles Heidsick produces his first Champagne in Reims, France
Sour dough bread becomes a staple among gold prospectors in California
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