The U.S. Food and Drug Administration grants of $600,000 over three years will help the Minnesota Department of Agriculture more quickly remove any contaminated food or recalled products from grocery stores and other distribution points, the Associated Press reports.
Melissa Etheridge contracts COVID-19, cancels Shakopee show
The show will not be rescheduled.
Gun found on WCCO-TV rooftop after homicide in Minneapolis
It's the 56th death reported as a homicide in Minneapolis this year.
17-year-old killed in northern Minnesota crash Saturday
The other drive involved in the crash, a 75-year-old man, sustained life-threatening injuries.
Alcohol a factor as driver rolls ATV into corn field, injuring 3
The crash occurred in Lake Lillian Saturday night.
Man dies after being found shot at Minneapolis' 38th and Chicago
Responders were called to the scene early Sunday morning.
7 children arrested after 'disturbance' at Cabela's, escape in stolen vehicle
Employees called police saying the children were stealing goods from the store.
Fire sparks evacuation from apartment building, man arrested for arson
Police and fire crews responded to the fire just before 9 a.m. Saturday.
Morning storms cause power outages, ensuing problems in Eagan
There have been reports of disabled traffic lights and issues at local businesses.
GOP nominee questions if those with disabilities, non-English speakers should be able to vote
Crockett made the comments in a 2020 radio interview following a ruling from the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Jury: MN pharmacist did not violate woman's rights by refusing her morning-after pill
Gender Justice, the advocacy group that brought about the lawsuit, says it will appeal the decision.
Feds give Minnesota grants to more quickly pull contaminated foods
U.S. Food and Drug Administration has awarded the Minnesota Department of Agriculture $600,000 grant to help the department quickly trace contaminated food to grocery stores and other distribution points.
Minnesota gets $1M to strengthen response to food-borne outbreaks
The funding from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration comes in the wake of several food recalls -- ranging from ground turkey meat to cantaloupes. The money will be put towards training and developing an action plan to be used during food safety events.
Rochester company recalls potentially contaminated meat
Reichel Foods, of Rochester, is recalling about 15,880 pounds of ready-to-eat meat products because of a possible contamination with listeria. The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture says the recalled products are 5.6-ounce packages of Armour Active Packs Turkey and Cheese Wrap and Armour Active Packs Ham and Cheese Wrap.
Feds investigate possible food stamp fraud at St. Paul shelters
Authorities believe they have uncovered a scam in which a man bought food stamp cards at half their value from dozens of homeless-shelter residents in the St. Paul area and then redeemed them at two grocery stores, the Star Tribune reports.
Feds scrounge up money to keep Minnesota wolf-trapping program going
Sen. Amy Klobuchar tells the Duluth News Tribune the U.S. Agriculture secretary is pledging to use money from their budget to re-start the program and keep it running through the end of the year.
Health officials expect more deaths and illness from contaminated cantaloupes
Up to 16 people have died, and many more have gotten sick, in what federal officials are calling the worst food-borne illness outbreak in over a decade. The fruit, grown in Colorado, was shipped to Minnesota, among other states, but no deaths or illnesses have been reported here.
Metro counties want more of the Legacy Amendment outdoors money pie
Metro counties contribute almost two-thirds of the money going into the the Legacy Fund set up by a constitutional amendment. But parks in those counties get far less than half of the Legacy grants. Debates to make the distribution more 'equitable' are contentious.
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