People are getting sticker shock when shopping for beef at the local grocery story. Beef prices are the highest they’ve been in 27 years. The experts say it’s all because of supply and demand.
If beef is what’s for dinner at your house, it’s going to cost you more. Beef prices are the highest they’ve been in 27 years. Fewer cattle, drought and cold weather are all contributing to push prices to an average of $5.04 per pound in January Penny Jernberg, general manager of the 5-8 Club in Minneapolis, says the demand for her restaurant’s trademark juicy Lucy burger is steady, while prices for the main ingredient are climbing.
Cornfields and pastures are drying out in parts of central and eastern Minnesota, and some cattle producers are starting to thin out their herds to cut costs.
The sizzle you hear on the grill could be record high prices we’re now paying for beef, which couldn’t come at a worse time: The start of summer grilling season.
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A southwestern, Minn., food company is recalling more than 400 pounds of its steakhouse burger meat because of misbranding and allergens, officials said.
Exports are big business for the U.S. beef industry, which shipped a record $5.4 billion worth of beef abroad last year.
If beef is what’s for dinner, then dinner is getting more and more expensive. In fact, the retail price for a pound of ground beef is up 17 percent from just a year ago.
Cattle brought from Minnesota to Wisconsin no longer have to be tested for bovine tuberculosis.
Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. has filed a lawsuit against an Omaha meatpacking plant over a 2007 beef recall.
For a buck, we don’t expect Kobe beef. However, should Taco Bell be able to call its ground beef tacos “beef” when a group of lawyers say the taco is less than 40 percent beef?
Korean investors and North Dakota cattle ranchers plan a $90 million beef plant in the state that could process about 1,200 animals each day for overseas and domestic markets.
There’s nothing quite like a juicy restaurant steak, the most decadent thing on many menus. But why is that prime cut so expensive?
The first outbreak linked to a rare strain of E. coli in ground beef is prompting a fresh look at tougher regulations to protect the nation’s meat supply.