October 5th is officially National Apple Betty Day. An Apple Betty is a dessert with bread crumbs, butter, and apples and cinnamon.
October 5, 1902 Ray Kroc is born in Oak Park, Illinois. Ray Kroc is responsible for setting up “fast food” restuarants. He bought our McDonald’s brothers and officially made it the most popular assembly line production restaurant.
October 5, 1983 Earl Silas Tupper died. He was the inventor of the food storage line, Tupperware.
October 5, 2007 One week after recalling almost 22 million pounds of ground beef products, Topps Meat Company announced it was going out of business. Topps had to recall the meat after samples tested positive for E. coli bacteria, and at least 30 people had become ill since July. Topps was one of the country’s largest manufacturers of frozen hamburgers.