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E. Coli

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E. Coli Scare Prompts Ground Beef Recall

Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. is recalling about 131,300 pounds of ground beef because a family in Ohio fell ill after eating meat produced by the company that was contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Wednesday.

09/28/2011

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Cargill Sues Omaha Meatpacker Over 2007 Recall

Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. has filed a lawsuit against an Omaha meatpacking plant over a 2007 beef recall.

08/05/2011

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Lake Hiawatha Closed To Swimmers

Lake Hiawatha in south Minneapolis has been closed to swimming because of high bacteria levels.

07/26/2011

Milk

Judge Won’t Hold Minn. Dairy Farmer In Contempt

A judge has dismissed a contempt of court allegation against a south-central Minnesota farmer accused of sickening 15 people with contaminated raw milk products.

03/10/2011

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E. Coli Cases In 3 States Traced To Hazelnuts

Minnesota officials say recent cases of E. coli infection in three states are linked to eating in-shell hazelnuts, also known as filberts.

03/04/2011

Milk

State Says ‘Embargoed’ Raw Milk Missing

State officials want a southern Minnesota dairy farmer accused of selling E. coli-contaminated unpasteurized milk found in contempt of court.

01/14/2011

Good Question: Does Washing Fruit Do Anything?

We hear about E. Coli in spinach, listeria in celery, and salmonella in sprouts. And our best defense is something we as consumers have been doing for decades: running fruits and vegetables under water. But does washing produce really do anything?

11/09/2010

Cargill Recalls Ground Beef

Minnetonka-based Cargill Corporation has recalled ground beef linked to illnesses from a rare strain of E. coli.

09/03/2010

Raw Milk Court Hearing Underway

A court hearing is underway over the state’s effort to shut down a Gibbon farm that produced raw milk linked to an E coli outbreak in May.

07/21/2010

Cargill Settlement Reached in E.Coli Case

A judge has approved a settlement between the meatpacking arm of agribusiness giant Cargill Corporation and a Minnesota woman.

06/16/2010

Dairy Farm Disputes E. Coli Accusations

A southern Minnesota dairy farm is disputing allegations that its unpasteurized milk caused a recent E. coli outbreak.

06/09/2010

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