Abby Jimenez was attempting to run a cake business out of her kitchen while surrounded by three kids in diapers fighting for her attention as the fondant slowly hardened and her hands cramping with severe carpal tunnel.
Restaurants, coffee shops, markets and other food-centric businesses in parts of St. Paul could benefit in 2019 from a $1.8 million budget initiative touted by Mayor Melvin Carter and city planning and economic development staff.
Sometimes noise levels add to the ambiance of a busy bar scene, but a four-top wants to be able to converse once they move to the dining room. So one noise-abatement plan doesn’t fit all areas of a restaurant.
The revised Minnesota Food Code (officially Minnesota Administrative Rules Chapter 4626) finally cleared the required hurdles of committees, revisers, notices, public hearings, administrative judges, etc., and is effective January 1, 2019.
The National Milk Producers Federation is happy with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s steps for returning low-fat (1%) flavored milk as part of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs.