Egg Production In Iowa Slowly Recovering After Last Year's Bird FluIowa egg farms are bouncing back from last year's bird flu outbreak but rebuilding flocks with millions of new egg layers is taking time as the industry predicted.
Bite Of Minnesota: Citrus Date MuesliWith 2015 ending in a fast-and-furious way, planning for 2016 was nearly impossible. Between family commitments, workload and general craziness during the holidays, a quiet moment to ponder upcoming goals was elusive. Or maybe I was too busy squeezing in episodes of "Making A Murderer" before and after our New Year's Eve celebration. I know I wasn't the only one!
Turkey Growers Prep For Possible Fall Bird Flu OutbreakMinnesota turkey farmers are a little on edge these days as the state's waterfowl start to fly south for the winter. Ducks and other waterfowl are believed to be the primary source of avian influenza. They are carriers of the bug, but are somehow immune to it.
Bird Flu Outbreak Means Shortage Of Eggs & Higher PricesGet ready to pay even more for a dozen eggs. The massive bird flu outbreak earlier this year is now leading to a shortage of eggs.
General Mills Plans Major Move Toward Cage-Free EggsFood maker General Mills announced a major move toward cage-free eggs Tuesday as part of an updated animal welfare policy that now extends throughout its global supply chain.
Egg Shortage Cutting Into Restaurant Profits, Menu ItemsThose who like to indulge in a good omelet or quiche at the local cafe should prepare to pay a little more — if it's even on the menu.
Egg Prices Nearly Triple At Some Iowa StoresEgg prices have tripled at some supermarkets, and we have the outbreak of bird flu to blame. In Iowa, nearly half the birds at farms in the state have been affected by the avian flu.
Good Questions: Turkey Eggs, Newspapers, MOA Money PondsConnie from Blaine wants to know: Why don't we eat turkey eggs? Chickens lay eggs more often than turkeys -- usually once a day versus a turkey's every other day. Chickens also don't incubate their eggs as long as turkeys.
Bird Flu Causes Egg Shortage At Grocery StoresThere are no new cases of bird flu to report in Minnesota for a second day this week -- but that's likely little comfort to poultry producers. The virus spread to 82 farms across more than 20 counties in just two months.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Easter Brunch In MinnesotaEaster Sunday is just a few days away, and many families will celebrate with a classic Easter brunch. It's a holiday tradition for Minnesotans, and WCCO wanted to know who is serving up the best. Your votes sent us to Jax Cafe, a northeast Minneapolis mainstay that's spanned more than 80 years and three generations of the Kozlak family.
Three Hungry Eaglets Make Their Debut On The DNR's EagleCam The three eaglets in the DNR's EagleCam nest have hatched from their eggs. On Tuesday, the eaglets could be seen mouthing for food in their snowy nest. Much of the time, however, the little ones were kept warm under the feathers of their parents.
An Egg Revival: Nutrition Panel Lifts Cholesterol WarningSomething many of us have been trying to avoid is now okay to eat. The nation's top nutrition panel is dropping its guidelines about avoiding foods that are high in cholesterol.