Surveys showed consumers wanted more transparency toward the hamburger product called “pink slime” by its critics.
Updated: November 05, 2013, - 08:48 PM
Sugar prices are down as Mexican imports surge, and Minnesota beet farmers’ incomes are expected to suffer as a result.
Updated: November 05, 2013, - 08:39 PM
Kroger Co. on Thursday joined two other national food retailers in saying it will no longer sell hamburger with finely textured beef, a move that could hurt Minnetonka-based Cargill Inc.
Updated: November 05, 2013, - 03:32 PM
Minnesota’s corn crop was planted late, leading to a late harvest. Farmers need to dry the wet crop, but propane...
Updated: November 02, 2013, - 08:03 AM
Shares soared 10% in after-hours trading after the company's profit handily surpassed market expectations.
Updated: October 30, 2013, - 05:59 AM
This year, Pearson Candy in St. Paul -- the maker of the popular Salted Nut Roll -- is making a big play at Halloween, adding a packaging line for bite-size bars that are perfect for trick-or-treaters.
Updated: October 29, 2013, - 10:50 PM
A video shows sows confined in cramped gestation crates — a common practice — and piglets getting castrated or having their tails removed without anesthesia, squealing all the way.
Updated: October 29, 2013, - 09:18 PM
Plymouth firm gets a 22,000-acre phosphate mine and processing plant close to another mine it is building southeast of Tampa...
Updated: October 29, 2013, - 05:51 AM
Ronnie Cummins and his Minnesota-based Organic Consumers Association have been instrumental in making genetically modified labeling a prominent national food issue. Next month, voters in Washington will be the latest to consider whether GM-containing foods should be labeled as such in their state.
Updated: October 28, 2013, - 05:45 AM