Immigration Raid Targets San Diego Bakery Owner; Serpico Stopped for Concealed Carrot

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• Michel Micot, owner of San Diego’s popular 31-year-old French Gourmet, is being indicted and faces prison time for hiring undocumented workers, some of whom have worked for him for fifteen years. [L.A. Times]

• Whistle-blowing cop Frank Serpico was stopped at the Capitol yesterday for carrying a concealed carrot, which police believed to be a firearm. [NYP]

• Fans and friends are mourning baseball’s Jorge Lima, who was known in Texas for his dancing appearances in commercials for Casa Ole, a Houston-based Tex-Mex restaurant. [Lubbock Online]

• Tony Award-winning actor John Lloyd Young has a side-career as an artist who decks out food packaging in rhinestones. [L.A. Times]

• Chiquita-owned Fresh Express is recalling a portion of its pre-packaged romaine salad after salmonella was discovered. [Xinhaunet]

• Sprinkles is taking over Upper East Side Manhattan’s legendary Gino’s and not everybody is happy about it. [NY Times/Diner’s Journal]

• PETA has been quietly buying shares in companies for seven years now, including McDonald’s, Burger King, and Ruby Tuesday, and hopes to use shareholder activism to get its way. [Huffington Post]

• KFC will roll out its fifth advertising campaign in as many years this week. The new slogan: “So good.” [AdAge]

• Dr. Pepper is redeveloping 7UP’s formula and will relaunch the drink this fall. [WSJ]

• In a recent Justice Department hearing in Alabama, chicken farmers decried poultry companies increasing demands and decreasing pay. [Huffington Post]

• The American Academy of Pediatrics wants foods that are known choking hazards, like popcorn, to carry warning labels. [NYT]

• In an effort to mollify environmentalists angry about bottled water, Nestle is attempting to prove that fish from a spring the company wants to tap can be healthy in municipal well water. [WSJ]

• A former Hooters waitress filed suit against the company yesterday, charging that she was told to lose weight or lose her job. [NYP]

Immigration Raid Targets San Diego Bakery Owner; Serpico Stopped for Concealed