From Whole Foods accused of overcharging to the NBA Draft, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, June 25.
Minnesotans are hearty, and we expect our food to be the same. So when it comes to juicing, it’s no surprise that it took the trend a little bit of time to catch on in the Midwest. But more and more we’re hearing about cold pressed juice bars that are popping up around the Twin Cities. And more and more we’re hearing about juice cleanses.
With names like “Naked Blues,” “Sweet Potato” and “Simply Sriracha,” the chips of Way Better Snacks are way different from anything you’ve tried before. Jim Breen graduated high school and college in the Twin Cities, worked on the East Coast for food companies and is now growing his own food brand in the North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis.
An outbreak of Listeria linked to a Wisconsin cheese maker is being blamed for the death of one person in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the multi-state outbreak is being linked to Les Frères Cheese, made by Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Cheese In Waterloo, Wis. Two adults in Minnesota got sick in early June after eating the cheese, and one person died.
The Lunar New Year, also sometimes referred to as Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, is celebrated by Asian cultures across the globe each year around January or February. The best resources for celebrating Lunar New Year in Minnesota include the following.
A recall of peanut butter has expanded, forcing some of the country’s largest stores to pull products off their shelves.
Grocery stores are key to the city of Minneapolis’s long-range plan to grow in the downtown area, and the Lund’s opening Thursday morning is a big part of it.
Downtown Minneapolis is a busy place — 35,000 people live here and 165,000 people work downtown but until now there has been no full-service grocery store.