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@Phil's suggesting of the special char causing an issue was the problem. Corrected and the connection string works fine.
Community Wiki answer generated from an edit to the question by its author, Ryan I also don't know if this is an option for everybody, but since the problem stems from exporting from a Windows machine to a Mac then opening it in Excel for Mac, the problem seems to go away if I just use OpenOffice instead.
I just came cross the same problem, and I found a easy way to solve it. When you use mysqldump just add --hex-blob, this solve my problem.
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