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Vadnais Heights Meat Company Recalls Beef for Possible E. coli

A Minnesota firm is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef products because of concerns over a potentially deadly bacteria. The USDA says an inspection of products for Ranchers Legacy Meat Company of Vadnais Heights tested positive for E. coli. The recall covers 14 products produced on Nov. 19. The meat was shipped to stores nationwide...

  • Beef or Chicken? Beef Prices hit Fast-Food Chains

    Rising beef prices might not mean the cost of a Whopper is going to skyrocket, but it could mean you'll be encouraged to order a chicken sandwich instead. Beef prices have climbed in part because of rising demand overseas and droughts in recent years that have caused livestock producers to shrink their cattle herds...

  • Angie's List Report: Prepping Your Oven for the Holidays

    With the holidays right around the corner, are you ready for the rush? Experts from Angie's List say one thing that often gets over-looked during holiday cooking is the oven itself. Hicks says the first thing to do is make sure the oven is clean...

  • INTERVIEW: Halloween Costume Safety Tips

    What’s scarier than haunted houses and creepy costumes on Halloween? For many parents, it's taking an unexpected trip into the emergency room. We want to help you avoid a preventable holiday mishap. Allina Health manager Susan Nygaard stopped by KSTP to offer some safety tips ahead of the big night...

  • Poison Control Experts Warn about Popular Halloween Glow Sticks

    The countdown is on. In no time, trick-or-treaters will take to our neighborhoods. They'll be all dressed up, and some will even be glowing in the dark because of ever-popular glow sticks. Glow sticks are fun and often help parents keep tabs on their kids in the dark, but the Minnesota Poison Control Center says they can pose a problem...

  • Mice Infestations on the Rise in Metro

    To prevent mice from getting into your house, all cracks, openings and holes should be sealed with metal or cement. All doors and windows must close properly. Store foods in glass or metal containers with tight lids, and make sure you get rid of any garbage with food in it as soon as possible...

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