Tomato Exec Canned; Mercury Pervades Fish

• An executive at Monterey’s SK Foods tomato processor will plead guilty to price-fixing and racketeering in a bribery scandal. [SF Chronicle]

• Fast food chains use some creepy characters to push their food. But where’s Paris Hilton on this list of the top ten weirdest? [SFoodie]

• A new federal study found mercury in every single fish tested at 291 streams across the nation, though only a quarter had levels above what the FDA classifies as safe to eat. [NYP]

• High-fiber foods are making a comeback in response to consumer demand. [WSJ]

• Faced with falling demand for their product, some tobacco farmers are turning to winemaking. [WSJ]

Tomato Exec Canned; Mercury Pervades Fish