Houston-based Sysco, the nation's largest food wholesaler, got nailedearlier this week
by the office of the Florida Attorney General for passing off cheaper fish as grouper in 14 Tampa-area restaurants. (Hey, at least the company wasn't passing off
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Sysco, which has supplied food to Wendy's, Applebee's, the Four Seasons, Yankee Stadium and Club Gitmo, among tons of other places, will fork over $200,000 for the state's legal fees and another $100,000 in products to charity food programs.
Sounds like Tampa's homeless shelters will soon be having Fish Fridays every day of the week. -- Keith Plocek