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MDA: Fish Sold At Twin Cities Market May Have Botulism

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The threat of botulism is behind a consumer advisory for people who bought fish at a Spring Lake Park market.

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says uneviscerated dried pike and bony fish sold at Asia Market between May 17 and June 10 may be contaminated with Clostridium botulism, a type of food poisoning that can be fatal. 48 more words


Strawberry Season Begins Early For Parts Of Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Strawberry fans will be pleased to hear the season is starting early in parts of Minnesota!

Many growers in southern Minnesota and the metro area have reported fields full of blossoms and even reddening berries. 77 more words


Is it time to expand beyond MN? Craft brewers head to Chicago to consider it

Justin Osborne has a plan for Loon Juice: trying to take it national.

“We are going to be cranking up a whole pile of Loon Juice… 564 more words


Be careful when using chemicals in the garden this spring, agency says

It’s finally warm again outside and many Minnesotans may start tending more to their lawns, trees and gardens.

It’s why the Minnesota Department of Agriculture has released… 183 more words


Grain and feed industry impacted by FDA's new food safety rules

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Recently, more emphasis has been placed on food safety on all levels of the food chain.

In fact in 2011, the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law to help ensure the U.S. 234 more words


Minnesota wants farmers to start growing hemp

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is looking for farmers to participate in a pilot hemp program ordered by the state legislature last year.

It will be the first time that hemp has been grown legally in Minnesota in 60 years. 393 more words


Emerald Ash Borer Found In Wabasha Co.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says it has identified emerald ash borer in another county in the state.

The agency said Monday that staff found larvae of the insect in an ash tree in the southeastern corner of Wabasha County. 102 more words