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Quarantine lifted on all MN farms previously infected with bird flu

The Minnesota Board of Animal Health is giving farms in the state the all-clear. The agency announced Tuesday it has lifted the last of the quarantines that were placed farms infected with avian...

December 15, 2015


Target, Cub Foods Linked To Shrimp-Peeling Slavery Investigation In Thailand

The Associated Press found that supermarkets in all 50 states offered shrimp from farms in Thailand that have exploited workers for years.

December 14, 2015

'Hate has no business here': MN cafe responds to anti-Muslim rhetoric

A Minneapolis cafe put up a sign saying it stands with Muslim community members, a response to recent comments in the U.S. presidential race. The Common Roots Cafe shared the sign on social media...

December 10, 2015


Barrel O’ Fun Snack Company Sold For $125M

Parent company KLN Family Brands sold it to Ohio snack maker Shearer’s Foods after receiving almost daily offers from investors all around the nation.

December 09, 2015

Klobuchar worries craft brewers could get bottled up by mega-beer deal

The big deal brewing in the beer world is the proposed acquisition of SABMiller by Anheuser-Busch InBev. The $106 billion deal needs federal approval, but the Minnesota senator who holds a prime...

December 08, 2015


Majority-Stake Owner Of Caribou Coffee To Buy Keurig

An investor group lead by JAB Holding Company will buy the K-Cup and quick-to-brew coffee systems manufacturer for $13.9 billion.

December 07, 2015

Michael Foods joining movement to all cage-free eggs

Twin Cities-based Michael Foods is the latest to join the shift toward cage-free eggs. The company is among the biggest in the country’s biggest egg producers and president and CEO Jim Dwyer...

December 02, 2015


Supervalu Hires New Save-A-Lot CEO To Shepherd Chain’s Spin-off

Eric Claus will replace Save-A-Lot’s current CEO starting January 4, 2016.

December 02, 2015

Anonymous investors pitch in to give rural MN city a new grocery store

Grocery stores are considered the lifeblood of Minnesota’s rural towns, crucial to their economic prosperity and their attempts to attract new, younger residents. A group of community...

December 01, 2015

With no signs of bird flu, poultry will return to state, county fairs

Minnesotans who raise prize-winning poultry have something to crow about. Chickens and turkeys can return to state and county fairs next year. Nearly six months after the last case of bird flu was...

November 30, 2015

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