Apr 19, 2024 - News

The Spoon: Check your fridge for bad basil

Illustration of a loon sitting on a spoon, with a cherry in its mouth.

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🤢 Trader Joe's has recalled Infinite Herbs organic basil linked to a salmonella outbreak that has made four Minnesotans sick. (FOX9)

🧾 Minnesota lawmakers are considering stricter guidelines for cities hoping to ask permission to raise local sales taxes. (Star Tribune)

🚬 A bill to ban flavored tobacco in Minnesota doesn't have the votes to pass this year, House Speaker Melissa Hortman told reporters yesterday. (KTTC)

🪧 U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar's daughter was among the students arrested in New York after they refused police orders to leave a pro-Palestinian encampment on the Columbia University campus. (Associated Press)

  • Earlier this week, the Minneapolis Democrat questioned Columbia's president over her handling of the protests.

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