SPPS Delivers Two-Million School Meals During LockdownA USDA waiver will allow St. Paul Public Schools to continue deliveries through the end of August.
USDA Reports Higher Prices For Certain Groceries Amid COVID-19 PandemicAccording to the USDA, the cost of a dozen eggs has gone up by 49 cents in the last month. Chicken breasts are currently up about 20 cents, and pork chops by about 26 cents.
'Our Farmers Have Never Stopped': Bongards Cheese Teams With USDA To Feed Families Struggling During PandemicA new federal program is helping Minnesota farmers get food on the dinner tables of families in need.
Recall: Some Ready-To-Eat Kowalski's Salads Mislabeled; May Contain Pine NutsHeads up for people with nut allergies: A locally-made salad is being recalled.
USDA: Corn Behind Schedule For Minnesota Crop FarmersThe USDA says only 56% of Minnesota's corn was planted-- and 10 days behind the five-year average. This compares to the five-year average of planting 83% of the corn.
Vienna Beef Recalls Over 2,000 Pounds Of MeatVienna Beef announced Saturday that they are recalling over 2,000 pounds of beef frank links because of concerns they may be contaminated with metal.
Dept. Of Agriculture Allows Mining In Forests Near BWCAThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says it has removed a “major obstacle” to mineral leasing – like copper-nickel mining -- in an area near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota.
How Long Can Food Be Left Out?It's the time of year for picnics, outdoor wedding and camping trips – which means lots of food outside.
Farmers Still Assessing Damage After Storms In Northern, Central Minn.The U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers are still assessing the damage after strong thunderstorms moved across northern and central parts of Minnesota last week.
New Brighton Bakery Recalling 873 Pounds Of ProductsSolomon Snacks and Bakery is recalling about 873 pounds of meat pie products that were not federally inspected, were misbranded and contained undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agirculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Saturday.
Good Question: How Much Sugar Should We Be Eating?A new study found some Starbucks favorites are filled with all the added sugar we should eat in a day -- and then some. For example, a large white chocolate mocha has 74 sugary grams, and a large hot chocolate has 60 grams of sugar.