Beerathon Refunding Money to 4,000 Participants; Whole Foods to Green Up Fish Sales

• The L.A. Beerathon is refunding money to 4,000 customers and “re-wiring” the event after the Department of Alcohol Beverage Control took issue with its serving beer for free, even though it wasn’t exactly free. Anyway, drinking at home sounds fine to us. [SI]

• Whole Foods has pledged that beginning Earth Day, they’ll stop selling fish caught in ecologically damaging methods or from depleted waters. How were they not doing this already? [USAT]

• The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is apologizing for scaring you when it claimed a man working at Guido’s was shot or beaten to death despite him dying of natural causes. [Malibu Times]

• Jose Andres has some big shoes to fill…with chicken croquettes. [Washington Post]

• Susan Feniger’s Street is celebrating “Peaster,” which may or may not be a real holiday depending on where you grew up. [Los Angeles]

• The owner of Black Hogg raised his capital through running a Togo’s location while in college. [THR]

• Noelle Carter walks you through making your own tortillas using masa, salt, and water. Top Valu here we come. [LAT]

• Something new to worry about: “fake CSAs.” Know your veg source. [Salt/NPR]

• If you needed any proof about the robustness of the organic-foods market, just look at the success of the Annie’s IPO this week. [Forbes]