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Dayton Kicks Off Holiday Week With A Pair Of Turkeys

Gov. Mark Dayton kicked off Thanksgiving week with some help with two fine, feathered friends. A pair of turkeys joined in on the festivities at the State Capitol on Monday, both about 16 weeks old.

11/24/2014

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Pat LaFrieda’s Recipe For Pork Meatballs With Toasted Pignoli

Pat Lafrieda shares his recipe for Pork Meatballs from his new book, Meat.

09/30/2014

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8 Things You Need For An Epic Summer

Gear up for an epic summer with these must-have essentials, brought to you by CBS Local’s Eat. See. Play.

06/05/2014

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Memorial Day Cookouts May Be Costly As Meat Prices Increase

Cookouts may be a little bit more expensive this Memorial Day. With the holiday weekend coming up it’s time to start thinking about how to celebrate, but you may want to skip the cookouts this year as the price of meat is going up.

05/19/2014

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Summer Grilling Tips From The Experts

Despite our recent bouts with rain it is finally barbecue season. In fact, May is National Barbecue Month. Edward Moody talked with “pit master” Sean Ewing from Famous Dave’s to highlight tips on the art of barbecuing.

05/12/2014

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Food Prices Climbing After Frigid, Relentless Winter

You may have noticed higher prices at the grocery store, and you can blame the extreme weather. Unfortunately, analysts believe prices will only go higher.

03/20/2014

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Good Question: Why Isn’t Seafood Considered Meat?

Each Friday during Lent, Catholics are supposed to give up meat, so many turn to fish. That had Chuck from Clearwater wanting to know: Why is fish not considered meat? According to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, abstinence laws say meat is considered something that comes only from animals that live on land, like chicken, cows, sheep or pigs.

03/13/2014

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Cargill To Label Meat After ‘Pink Slime’ Uproar

Cargill Inc. says it will start labeling beef products that contain finely textured beef, an ingredient that came under attack as “pink slime.”

11/05/2013

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81 Sickened By Guinea Pig Meat At Ecuadorian Fest

Minnesota health officials are investigating after dozens of people fell sick at an Ecuadorian festival in Minneapolis earlier this month. At least 81 people have been hospitalized for severe gastrointestinal symptoms.

08/22/2013

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DeRusha Eats: MN Monthly’s Grill Fest

It’s not exactly grilling weather this weekend with the rain, but that won’t be stopping Minnesota Monthly’s Second-Annual Grill Fest on Saturday and Sunday. The best lesson? Everything can go on a grill, from vegetables to meat, say the executive chefs at The Dakota.

05/18/2013

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Pros & Cons To The Raw Pet Food Diet: Is It Worth It?

Like all our loved ones, we want what’s best for our pets. That includes what they eat. It’s estimated that we spent $20 billion on pet food last year.

02/06/2013

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DeRusha Eats: 4-Course Vegetarian Sundays At Haute Dish

Don’t have plans for dinner Sunday night? You’re in luck. Sundays are becoming more exciting at Twin Cities restaurants, with chefs trying new things at lower prices.

01/26/2013

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Best Of Minnesota: Butcher Shop

Minnesota is a state of hunters and fishermen, so there aren’t many things more important than meat.

12/01/2012

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Spam Sales Strong, Hormel 4Q Profit Rises

Continued strong sales of Spam and Jennie-O products helped Hormel Foods as its net income climbed 13 percent in its fourth fiscal quarter. The Austin, Minn., company also increased its annual dividend by 13 percent to 68 cents per share.

11/20/2012

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Best Of MN: Venison Dish

If you’re not a hunter, venison can be tough to get your hands on considering it’s pretty rare to find it in a restaurant.

11/10/2012

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Best Places To Buy A Turkey In Minnesota

Start thinking about your Thanksgiving menu before the holiday arrives.

11/07/2012

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Target To Phase Out Pork From Cramped Sow Pens

Target Corp. is the latest major food company to tell its pork suppliers to phase out the use of cramped stalls for confining pregnant sows.

10/26/2012

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Beef Industry Profits From Fast-Growing Exports

Exports are big business for the U.S. beef industry, which shipped a record $5.4 billion worth of beef abroad last year.

04/26/2012

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Supervalu Stops Buying ‘Pink Slime’ Meat

At least three national supermarket operators have decided to stop buying ground beef that contains the filler now known as “pink slime.”

03/22/2012

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Pork Industry Moves To Group Pens At Great Cost

As pork producers build new barns and retrofit old ones to give hogs more space, they say consumers opposed to keeping pregnant sows in tight cages can expect to pay for their clearer consciences with higher food prices.

03/22/2012

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Amelia Joins Frank In ‘The Cave,’ Both Shrink Waistlines

The hardest part of any diet isn’t starting it: It’s sticking to it. And even if you’re able to lose the weight, keeping it off can be difficult.

02/27/2012

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USDA Closing Minneapolis Office

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is shutting down 259 offices, labs and facilities across the country.

01/10/2012

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Cargill Resumes Ground Turkey Production

Minnesota-based meat giant Cargill says a northwest Arkansas plant is again producing ground turkey following a salmonella outbreak.

12/20/2011

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OSHA Cites Cargill Meat Solutions

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. for 23 violations at its Milwaukee ground been production plant.

12/09/2011

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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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