Mike Hughlett

Reporter | Food industry
Phone: 612-673-7003
Mike Hughlett covers the food industry for the Star Tribune,.including General Mills and Supervalu. Previously, he was a food reporter for the Chicago Tribune.

Recent content from Mike Hughlett

Minnesota turkey farmers could take devastating hit from bird flu

Minnesota, home of the nation’s largest turkey industry, is the epicenter of the worst U.S. outbreak of highly pathogenic bird flu in at least 30 years. The outbreak baffles scientists.

Updated: April 12, 2015, - 06:16 AM

Minnesota's food expertise reaches across the ocean

General Mills and Cargill workers are spearheading Partners in Food Solutions, an effort to improve food production and distribution in Africa.

Updated: April 11, 2015, - 04:37 PM

Bird flu hits four more Minnesota farms, three new counties

Outbreak spreads to three more counties, with 13 farms affected in all

Updated: April 11, 2015, - 10:56 AM

Hormel farm in Meeker County is latest in Minnesota with bird flu

The highly lethal bird flu has struck a ninth Minnesota farm in the most deadly outbreak yet, upping the total turkey death count in the state by 91 percent.

Updated: April 09, 2015, - 06:25 AM

Eighth Minnesota turkey farm hit with bird flu

It is the second farm hit in Kandiyohi County, the state's largest turkey-producing county.

Updated: April 07, 2015, - 09:20 PM

Bird flu hits two more Minnesota turkey farms; total now at 7

Two more turkey farms — including another in Stearns County — have been hit by bird flu, bringing to seven the number of Minnesota farms afflicted by the virus, state animal health officials announced Monday.

Updated: April 06, 2015, - 09:19 PM

Bird flu hits biggest Minnesota turkey farm so far

The farm was the fifth hit in Minnesota and the second in Stearns County.

Updated: April 03, 2015, - 10:56 PM

Bird flu strikes another commercial turkey facility in Minnesota

The fifth case adds a second Stearns County operation; 170,000 birds have been destroyed already.

Updated: April 02, 2015, - 10:46 PM

Famous Dave's founder is opening a new barbecue restaurant

Famous Dave Anderson isn’t Famous Dave anymore. And he’s launching a new restaurant — Jimmie’s Old Southern Smokehouse BBQ — to prove it.

Updated: April 02, 2015, - 10:03 AM

General Mills looks to put a fresh face on its Green Giant brand

Rumored to be on the block, Green Giant is looking to get in on the nation's rekindled romance with vegetables.

Updated: March 29, 2015, - 06:36 AM

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