Source: Columbus Ledger – Enquirer (August 08, 2002)
97.18(5) (5) The serving of oleomargarine or margarine to students, patients or inmates of any state institutions as a substitute for table butter is prohibited, except that such substitution may be ordered by the institution superintendent when necessary for the health of a specific patient or inmate, if directed by the physician in charge of…
Our research has shown this one wasn’t entirely true, but close. 1935 Laws of Wisconsin, Chapter 106 required serving a small amount of cheese and butter with meals in restaurants (eff. June 1935 – March 1937).