Two products sold at Whole Foods came under fire for using inmate labor.
At last: Whole Foods has promised to stop selling food produced by people in prison. The change comes in response to years of bad publicity and protest, including, last week, a direct action at a store in Houston. While the company markets itself as hip, progressive, and a champion of sustainability (“We embrace our responsibility […]
A popular Change.org petition asks Walmart and Whole Foods to start selling ugly fruit and vegetables to address food waste and food insecurity The post The Waste Biz: Are Consumers Ready To Buy Ugly Fruit? appeared first on Sustainablog.
For many, cheese qualifies as a mainstay of their diet. But others take this statement to a whole other level and may claim that cheese takes up an entire food group for them. And when the cheese going gets rough, desperate dairy lovers...Show More Summary
When I was an overweight woman I loved to eat huge amounts of food. Chip bags – the whole thing. Oreo cookie trays – all three. Ritz cracker sleeves – two. I always thought “the more food the better.” This was especially true when dining at a restaurant or driving thru a restaurant drive-thru window. Why Continue Reading...
I love food. There, I said it. I enjoy the whole process: planning what to eat, shopping for ingredients, cooking and baking dishes and, most of all, eating the labors of my work, as well as the works of others. … Continue reading ?
Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images There were plenty of winners and losers this week, with the country's second-largest discounter getting aggressive in price guarantees for online sales and the country's leading organic grocer...Show More Summary
14 Items Made By Prisoners That Will... 14 Items Made By Prisoners That Will No Longer Be Sold At Whole Foods Submitted by: Funny Or Die Regular Keywords: whole foods whole foods prison asparagus water toilet wine prison wine whole foods...Show More Summary
Whole Foods will slowly stop selling products made by prison inmates. The decision was taken after a protest at one of its stores in Texas. Organic food supermarket chain Whole Foods has decided to stop selling products made using a prison labor program. Show More Summary
After protests broke out at one of its Texas stores, Whole Foods is taking the offending products—goat cheese and tilapia—off its shelves by April 2016 or sooner.
The grocery chain will source products, such as cheeses and fish, from new vendors, following customer pressure.
The Union Square Farmer’s Market is my Whole Foods, my Fairway, my Garden of Eden, my everything food-wise. The market is a four-minute walk from the small studio on Broadway where I spend five days a week squeezing my brain in search of cartoon ideas. Show More Summary
Welp, that was fast. Mr. Garrison's savage presidential antics from last week have the residents of South Park trying to create a progressive town (again). The whole incident earned the town a skewering from Jimmy Fallon, in his meanest monologue ever:To repair their image, the p.c. people of South Park... More »
Whole Foods has sourced goat cheese and tilapia from farms that employ inmates through Colorado Correctional Industries. Critics say it's exploitative because the inmates are paid so little.
In an effort to reduce overhead, respond to competition, and lower prices, Whole Foods has announced they will lay off 1,500 workers and find other ways to cut costs, such as transitioning to a more self-service model and launching a new economy chain of stores called 365. What do you think?
Thanks to Andy Bellatti for noticing this at his local Las Vegas Whole Foods. This reminds me so much of the Low-Carb craze way back in 2005. Oh well. Whatever works.
Whole Foods spokesman Michael Silverman said the company decided to end the practice because some customers were uncomfortable with it.
The former secretary of labor explains why Americans pay more for food and Internet than any other advanced nation
So many of the funniest moments in tonight’s South Park came from the lampooning of gentrification. These ranged from the painfully calm ads for the town’s new sub-development to Randy Marsh courting Whole Foods in the same eager, nervous...Show More Summary
And, Chick-fil-A is giving away a bunch of free chicken sandwiches. — What once was TasteCrafted is now Chef Crafted. McDonald's is rebranding its high-end burger options and replacing a couple of flavors as a response to customer reception. Show More Summary