(100 Hamburger Variations -- Hamburger Trivia)
• St. Winnoc, patron of millers.
• National Farm Safety & Health Week (Sept 17-23, 2017) [Nat'l Education Ctr for Agricultural Safety]
• Canada: National Organic Week (Sept 16-24, 2017) The largest annual celebration of organic food, farming and products across Canada.
• UK: National Cupcake Week (Sept 18-24, 2017)
(Cupcake Trivia -- Cupcake Recipes)
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1838 The Anti-Corn Law League was founded in Great Britain by Richard Cobden. The Corn Laws levied tariffs on imported food, which raised food prices.
1883 Elmer Maytag was born. Founder of the Maytag Co., washing machine manufacturer. One of his descendants was Fred Maytag II, whose Maytag Dairy Farms manufactures Maytag Blue Cheese.
1952 ‘Jambalaya (On the Bayou)’ by Hank Williams was #1 on the Country Charts.
(Chocolate Trivia & Facts)
2009 The animated movie 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs' opened in U.S. theatres. A clumsy inventor's gadget causes food to fall from the sky like rain.