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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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