"love For Pretty Colors"

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SecretAgentCakeBaker Posted 1 Mar 2011 , 2:32am
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Texas' Food and Drug Commissioner in 1911 blamed recurrent outbreaks of dye poisonings on "women's love for pretty colors":

That quote is from an interesting article on the history of St. Patrick's Day food. Thought some might find it interesting.


And here is a 50 page report on the history of food coloring (I haven't read it yet.)

Probably most people don't find these kinds of things interesting; guess I'm just weird! Enjoy!

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