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New York - Halachic Musings: Daf Insights - Margarine, Misconceptions, and Maris Ayin

Oct 27, 2013 at 01:23 PM

New York - The origin of good old fashioned (or bad old - depending if one is health conscious) ordinary margarine is surprisingly fascinating. In the 1860’s France, with the rising popularity and cost of butter (due to the universal constant known as the law of supply and demand), Emperor (Louis) Napoleon III made a contest offering a considerable prize to anyone who could create a...

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