The controversial meat substance is largely out of grocery stores. One meat manager even boasted "We're 100 percent clear of the slime." But the substance may still be served in area schools, which are supplied by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The department plans to discontinue the practice, though school officials say they don't see what the big deal is.
Official: No definitive plans yet for future store The two adjoining parcels of undeveloped land are just east of South Washington Street and south of 47th Avenue South. Doug Driscoll, director of operations for Grand Forks-based Hugo’s, said the company’s plans for the land and when the future grocery store will be built will depend upon how fast the population grows in the area.
Grocery shoppers are finally seeing some reprieve from last year’s steep price increases. Food prices are dropping on some key items as retailers slash prices to better compete and food makers do more promotions and pass along savings from lower ingredient and gasoline costs.
Emily Fredrix and Sarah Skidmore
, September 08, 2009
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