1. ProgressivePatriot

    Whole Foods Faces Internet Backlash for Opening Asian-Themed 'Yellow Fever' Restauran

    Whole Foods Faces Internet Backlash for Opening Asian-Themed 'Yellow Fever' Restaurant A bizarre move from the grocery chain. All I can say is WHAT were...
  2. aboutenough

    Pastor who accused Whole Foods of writing gay slur 'F**' ADMITS that it was a hoax

    A pastor who accused Whole Foods of writing a gay slur in icing on a cake has dropped his lawsuit and admitted it was a hoax. Openly gay pastor Jordan Brown of Austin, Texas, claimed he ordered icing on a Whole Foods cake to read 'Love Wins', that instead read 'Love Wins F**'. He filmed a video...
  3. bajisima

    Amazon buying Whole Foods Market

    •Amazon to acquire Whole Foods for $42 a share, in a deal valued at $13.7 billion. •John Mackey will remain CEO of the grocery store chain. •The deal is expected to close in the second half year. Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at $13.7 billion
  4. bajisima

    Whole Foods gets warning letter from the FDA

    The Food and Drug Administration sent a warning letter to Whole Foods co-CEOs John Mackey and Walter Robb about what the FDA called "serious violations" it found after inspecting a Whole Foods food preparation facility in Everett, MA, in February. "The FDA said in the letter -- dated June 8...
  5. meridian5455

    Lawsuit against Whole Foods for Alleged Gay Slur Dropped

    Update, May 16, 9 a.m.: Brown is dropping the lawsuit against Whole Foods, as reported by KEYE. His full statement follows:Today I am dismissing my lawsuit against Whole Foods Market. The company did nothing wrong. I was wrong to pursue this matter and use the media to perpetuate this story. I...
  6. bajisima

    FBI arrests man for putting poison on Whole Foods food bars

    The FBI has arrested a man accused of trying to contaminate food at a Whole Foods in Ann Arbor, Michigan. "The man, whose name has not been released, sprayed a liquid mixture of hand cleaner, water, and Tomcat mouse poison onto produce and prepared-food bars at Whole Foods and two other area...
  7. Spookycolt

    Michelle Obama Lunch Rules Ban Fried Foods, Frosted Flakes in Daycare

    Our resident dictator is once again telling Americans how to live their lives. She apparently knows what's better for your kids then the parents do. Michelle Obama Rules Ban Fried Foods, Frosted Flakes in Daycare
  8. meridian5455

    Pastor in Whole Foods cake fight sued over defaulting on student debt

    The pastor at the center ofa legal fight with Whole Foodsover a cake with an anti-gay slur written on it is already embroiled in a separate lawsuit that accuses Jordan Brown of defaulting on about $27,000 in student loans. Brown, a gay pastor at the Church of Open Doors in Austin,filed a...
  9. meridian5455

    Whole Foods using security footage to prove hoax by gay pastor

    Whole Foods is fighting back against a Texas pastor who accused the Austin-based grocery chain of decorating a cake with an anti-gay slur. Jordan Brown, an openly gay pastor who preaches at the non-denominational Church of Open Doors, said he ordered a cake with the words "Love Wins" written in...
  10. meridian5455

    Pastor sues Whole Foods over alleged gay slur on cake

    AUSTIN — An openly gay pastor is suing Whole Foods Market after a cake he ordered from the flagship store in Austin allegedly contained a gay slur. The three-letter word written on the cake upset the pastor. "For me, it was humiliating," said Jordan Brown. "The feeling that I had, just...
  11. Meursault

    Oakland Whole Foods Beating

    Violent "Altercation" at Oakland Whole Foods; Witness Says Black Customer Bloodied After Attempting to "Buy Groceries with his EBT Card" | The Snitch | San Francisco | San Francisco News and Events | SF Weekly I've mentioned these guys a couple times on this site. They walk around the store...
  12. bajisima

    Whole foods is in trouble

    Shares of Whole Foods plunged 10% today after the store missed earnings and predicted a gloomy future. They have been cutting prices and trying to become more affordable but it hasn't helped. Recent scandals involving overcharging for weighed products didn't help either. Stick a fork in...
  13. bajisima

    Agency says Whole Foods is overcharging customers

    New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) said Wednesday that an ongoing investigation of Whole Foods Market stores has found systemic overcharging of its customers for prepackaged food. "Our inspectors tell me this is the worst case of mislabeling they have seen in their...
  14. bajisima

    Chipotle to stop selling any GMO foods

    Chipotle became the first national food chain to declare they will not sell any genetically altered foods. "This is another step toward the visions we have of changing the way people think about and eat fast food,” said Steve Ells, founder and co-chief executive of Chipotle. “Just because...
  15. bajisima

    Feeding babies foods with peanuts prevents allergies

    New research is showing that exposing an infant to peanut containing foods very young, prevents allergies. "Babies at high risk for becoming allergic to peanuts are much less likely to develop the allergy if they are regularly fed foods containing the legumes starting in their first year of...
  16. meridian5455

    Blizzard-fearing NYC hipsters storm Whole Foods

    Lines wrapped around the block at Whole Foods right now Apparently there was a run on kale as well. Can "free range cannibalism" be far behind?
  17. Cicero

    Over 80 percent of Americans support “mandatory labels on foods containing DNA”

    By Ilya Somin January 17 A recent survey by the Oklahoma State University Department of Agricultural Economics finds that over 80 percent of Americans support “mandatory labels on foods containing DNA,” about the same number as support mandatory labeling of GMO foods “produced with genetic...
  18. Djinn

    Whole Foods: America’s Temple of Pseudoscience

    Intro paragraphs: Read the whole article here. The article makes some excellent points. Much of what they sell comes with a generous steaming portion of bullshit. They sell books that tout the benefits of the "Eclectic Triphasic Medical System." They sell concentrated chlorophyll which...
  19. meridian5455

    Foods That Could Become Illegal With FDA Move to Ban Trans Fats

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration just announced its preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oil is no longer generally recognized as safe for use in food. The move paves the way for a ban, or at the very least, strict limits on the fake fats, which are the primary source of...
  20. Dr Sampson Simpson

    Scientific American against lableing of GMO foods

    Labels for GMO Foods Are a Bad Idea: Scientific American Some snips from the article that are very good, and shows the reasoning against GMO labeling, some points some of us have already made. I'd be curious if those for GMO labeling would discuss these issues. Usually these arguments just...