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Jennie Mae Wubben
August 26, 2017
5 questions with ... Travis Steele, bison rancher and direct meat sales, New Rockford, N.D.
Q: What is your role in agriculture today? We grow food for people. It's our responsibility to use production methods that ensure food is safe...
August 26, 2017 - 6:24am
August 23, 2017
Minnesota-based Cargill, Bill Gates bet on startup making meat without slaughter
Cargill, one of the largest global agricultural companies, has joined Bill Gates and other business giants to invest in a nascent technology...
August 23, 2017 - 1:27pm
August 17, 2017
Minnesota-based Man Cave Craft Eats striving to be the 'Mercedes of meats'
MINNEAPOLIS — Nick Beste — CEO and "chief instigator" of Man Cave Craft Eats — has overseen the specialty meat company's evolution from...
August 17, 2017 - 12:58pm
August 1, 2017
Abdullahi promoted by Jennie-O
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store announces that Absame Abdullahi has been promoted to supervisor trainee at the Willmar Avenue Plant....
August 1, 2017 - 10:43am
May 30, 2017
Jennie-O Turkey Store builds new plant in Melrose
MELROSE — Jennie-O Turkey Store has begun construction on a new processing plant in Melrose. State-of-the-art equipment, which will increase...
May 30, 2017 - 6:20am
Jennie-O Turkey Store hires Abdi
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store announces that Zakaria Abdi has joined the application services team as an intern for the summer. During...
May 30, 2017 - 5:43am
May 25, 2017
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
FARGO — North Dakota State University served up a heaping helping of nutritional and food safety information along with flavor enhancing...
May 25, 2017 - 4:54pm
April 7, 2017
The Pinke Post: Evaluating the safety of your meat
When you're standing at the meat counter in your grocery store, do you wonder, "Is this meat safe?" This past weekend, I attended the 97th annual...
April 7, 2017 - 10:32am
March 15, 2017
U.S. Catholics allowed corned beef on St. Patrick's Day Friday, meat industry cheers
CHICAGO -- In recent weeks, the U.S. meat industry has found itself wrestling with a culinary conundrum: Would American Roman Catholics be able...
March 15, 2017 - 5:04pm
November 28, 2016
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Forty-five large investors collectively managing $1.2 trillion in assets are pressing some of the nation's largest meat producers to set policies for reducing water pollution in their feeding, slaughtering and processing operations. The investors, who are members of sustainability...
November 28, 2016 - 6:06am
November 19, 2016
Thanksgiving cheer for consumers as turkey, ham prices fall
CHICAGO — U.S. consumers can expect to spend less on their traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas turkeys and hams this year as supplies...
November 19, 2016 - 2:56pm
October 4, 2016
Colle hired at Jennie-O
WILLMAR—Michael Colle as accepted a position at Jennie-O Turkey Store, as an associate food technologist for the corporate office's research...
October 4, 2016 - 5:49am
September 19, 2016
Jennie-O hires Sumargo in R&D
WILLMAR—Franklin Sumargo has been named the associate food scientist for Jennie-O Turkey Store's corporate office research and development...
September 19, 2016 - 9:26am
August 9, 2016
Jennie-O promotes Katie Johnson
WILLMAR—Katie Johnson has been promoted to assistant area supervisor for the Grove City production area of Jennie-O Turkey Store. She will focus on the brood farms in the Grove City area. Johnson has worked for Jennie-O for 17 years, recently helping with collecting samples...
August 9, 2016 - 12:56pm
Jennie-O hires Maxfield in commodity sales
WILLMAR—Kelsey Maxfield has joined Jennie-O Turkey Store as commodity sales manager. A Willmar native, Maxfield graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth with a double major in business management and organizational behavior. She recently worked for Best Buy as...
August 9, 2016 - 8:13am