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General Mills nixing artificial colors and flavors from cereals

General Mills is working toward removing artificial colors and flavors from its cereals. In a blog post published Monday morning, Jim Murphy – president of General Mills’ cereal division...

June 22, 2015

Turning the corner on bird flu? 2 weeks without a new case

Is avian influenza finally subsiding on Minnesota’s poultry farms? On Thursday, the Associated Press noted Minnesota had recorded its 13th straight day without a new case of bird flu being...

June 19, 2015

FDA to phase out trans fats by 2018 – so which foods will have to change?

Food manufacturers have been given three years to yank all trans fat from human food products, the FDA ruled on Tuesday. The substance, which grew in use after it was first introduced about 100...

June 16, 2015

Report: Bird flu likely airborne, but farms could be doing more to prevent it

How has the bird flu been able to spread so rapidly to over a hundred Minnesota poultry farms and kill nearly nine million chickens and turkeys? The answer could be in the air. A preliminary U.S...

June 16, 2015

No more sit-down service for St. Paul skyway diners: Four Inns on way out

A venerable St. Paul diner will serve its last meal this week, when the Four Inns slides its skyway door closed after 45 years. Owner Deirdre Renchin made the announcement on the restaurant’s...

June 09, 2015

1st MN farm hit with bird flu resumes production; others still dealing with 'nightmare'

The first Minnesota farm plagued by the avian flu is restocked and resuming production, the Associated Press reports. The Pope County turkey farm was hit three months ago, but was restocked with...

June 09, 2015

Hot North Loop eatery declared one of America's best new restaurants

Yet another Minneapolis eatery is getting a serious shout-out – this time, it’s Spoon and Stable, which Food and Wine magazine has proclaimed one of the “most exceptional”...

June 05, 2015

The Diners, Drive-Ins And Dives Effect

When the popular TV show comes calling, hang on, because your business will never be the same again.

May 29, 2015

How To Have A Profitable Food Truck

Catering provides year-round income for these restaurants on wheels.

May 29, 2015

Minnesota's 50 Fantastic Firsts

We challenge any other state to come up with a list of extraordinary innovations as impressive as Minnesota’s.

May 29, 2015

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