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Jan. 20, 2016 ~ Clarification

Good morning! I hope you are having a lovely Wednesday. Suzanne Driessen asked me to post this clarification for you. Apparently there has been some confusion concerning food product testing. 290 more words

Important Updates

January 14, 2016

Hello everyone! Hope your day is going well. I have a few things to share with you this morning.

Some folks have been requesting more up to date information concerning upcoming events and changes. 571 more words

Important Updates

MDA Warns Of Botulism Risk In Local Dried, Uneviscerated Fish

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is warning residents of risky fish being sold at Metro area supermarkets.

Officials say they discovered dried, uneviscerated fish for sale at three local grocery stores — African International Market and Valu Foods African Market in Brooklyn Park, and Fountains African Food Market in Crystal. 93 more words


Monday 1/11/2016

Good Morning! Just a few quick things to share with you all today. I received an update from Suzanne Driessen, the 5 safety classes that have been held by the MFMA have been very successful with over 250 people attending. 177 more words

Weekly Updates

UAV flight system, used at NASA, getting major upgrade

For most people, testing out a computer system means pulling a chair up to a desk. For Brian Taylor, it means craning his neck upward and watching it soar through the skies. 907 more words


Wasps continue fight against ash borer

KIMT News 3 – They have been known to kill millions of trees and have been detected in our area before, and now Minnesota officials say they are continuing their fight against the emerald ash borer. 137 more words

Local News

First Discovery Of Emerald Ash Borer In Northern Minn. In Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — State officials say they’ve made the first discovery of emerald ash borer in northern Minnesota — an infestation in Duluth.

Minnesota Department of Agriculture staffers found larvae of the destructive tree pest in ash trees on Park Point. 109 more words