The Minneapolis-based food giant had the best scores in Products & Services, Governance and Leadership as well as Citizenship. It beat out Kraft Foods, Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg's and Amazon, all in the top five. General Mills held the No. 15 spot last year.
State lawmaker Tou Xiong apologizes after driving under the influence
The state representative was pulled over on the night of Jan. 8.
Duluth hospital requiring visitors to show vax proof, neg. test
The health care system is also tightening visitor guidelines.
Ridgeview halting urgent care at a Twin Cities site 'until further notice'
The organization cited "growing emergency medical needs" at the facility.
Charges: MN high school counselor sexually assaulted student
The 16-year-old victim had regularly gone to him for academic help and other support, authorities say.
Proctor investigation: Senior charged with sexually assaulting teammate
The criminal charges come after a monthslong review of the allegations.
Ordway will require vaccinated audience members also be boosted
If someone has not gotten a booster shot, they will have to show a negative COVID test.
U of M to require vaccine or negative test proof for large events
The policy doesn't go into effect until late-January.
Massive ice maze to open in Stillwater on Saturday
Last year's event attracted 31,000 people.
Man indicted for first-degree murder in ex-wife's death
He's accused of killing her days after she remarried.
Crashes, spinouts piling up as snow blankets southern MN
Snow is expected to continue throughout the day.
CentraCare pausing COVID tests for asymptomatic people
It's due to a low supply of tests and staff.
'Fruit Suit' against General Mills will go forward
Golden Valley-based General Mills is accused of incorrectly describing the ingredients of its fruit snacks as having 'real fruit.' The federal lawsuit is one of many recent suits accusing food companies of advertising products as being healthier than they are.
Target, General Mills donate to East Coast disaster relief
Target Corp. is among the retailers making donations as relief efforts continue in response to the destruction caused Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast. The Minneapolis-based retailer is donating $500,000 in funds and products. Golden Valley-based General Mills is also contributing $250,000 to the recovery efforts.
General Mills recognized for fighting hunger in African countries
The Minneapolis-based company's non-profit Partners in Food Solutions helps small mills and food processors improve their food quality. MPR reports last year General Mills employees volunteered as many as 12,000 hours to fight hunger in Africa.
General Mills to cut sugar, salt in breakfast cereals
Minnesota-based General Mills and Nestlé SA will cut sugar and salt in the children's breakfast cereals they jointly market outside North America, which is the latest attempt by major food companies to respond to health concerns, Reuters reports.
Report: General Mills buying Brazilian food company for $1.16 billion
A local newspaper in Brazil quotes an anonymous source who says the Minnesota food giant is buying Yoki, a family-run company that produces cereals, snack foods and other products.
Suit against Minn.-based General Mills disputes product is actually yogurt
A law firm from Minneapolis has filed a class action suit against Golden Valley-based food maker General Mills over its Yoplait Greek Yogurt. In a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in California, the Zimmerman Reed law firm claims the product contains an ingredient that disqualifies it from being called "yogurt" under FDA rules.
General Mills eliminating 850 positions worldwide, roughly 425 in Minnesota
The Golden Valley-based food company says the job cuts are part of its "productivity and cost savings plan" designed to improve organizational effectiveness and focus on key growth strategies. A General Mills spokesperson told the Business Journal about half of the cuts will come largely from administrative and support positions in the Twin Cities.
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