Fulton Market Processor Fined; Organic IPOs Growing


• Meat processor Bridgford Foods faces six-figure penalties for violations at its Chicago plant in the Fulton Street/Randolph meatpacking-slash-fancy restaurant district; it’s accused of endangering workers. [Sun-Times]

• 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]

• 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]

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