Bridgford Foods Corp. (Nasdaq:BRID) Friday (14 September) announced a 1% increase in sales for the third quarter of its 2001 fiscal year. Sales increased by $400,000, to $36.7 million, in the fiscal quarter ended Aug. 3, 2001, compared with the similar quarter last year. Net income in the third quarter decreased 52%, to $900,000, compared with the third quarter in the 2000 fiscal year. Diluted earnings per share decreased 50%, to $0.08 per share, compared with the same quarter last year.