Post by Stephanie Booth. Let's say you want to prepare a dinner that's super-healthy and made from clean, natural, whole foods! And you know salmon not only fits the bill, but it's also chock full of nutrients that boost your immune system and brain power. Show More Summary
If you're a New York City resident and have found it odd that all the packages of pecan panko you've bought at Whole Foods seem to always be the exact same weight, you're not alone. And the reason why is something the grocery chain has been in trouble for before...
After being publicly outed for overcharging customers, Whole Foods has finally owned up to the DCA's findings and have offered a video mea culpa. CEOs Walter Robb and John Mackey released the video below yesterday, in which Robb admits...Show More Summary
"Inspectors tell me this is the worst case of mislabeling they have seen in their careers"
A week after a New York City investigation found that Whole Foods Market Inc. stores were overcharging for pre-packaged products, the company's co-chief executives admitted pricing mistakes were made.
"Straight up, we made some mistakes." In a two-minute-long video posted to YouTube, Whole Foods co-CEOs Walter Robb and John Mackey have 'fessed up in the wake of charges by New York City officials that the company "routinely" overcharges customers. Show More Summary
Ever since independent scientists uncovered the dangers of Monsanto’s genetically modified organisms (GMOs), more people have become more careful with what they feed themselves and their families. What started out as a handful of people soon grew into an organic community, supporting each other and sharing information to make sure they avoid GMOs. Show More Summary
Whole Foods, often jokingly referred to as “Whole Paycheck,” faces a probe from the city of New York after investigators nabbed the upscale food purveyor for routinely overcharging customers. Inspectors called it the "worst case of overcharges that they've ever seen," but Whole Foods isn't the only culprit.
In 2014, California regulators caught Whole Foods overcharging customers, and things have only gotten worse for the upscale grocery store chain, which is currently under investigation for similar allegations in New York (where it also faces a civil suit from customers). Show More Summary
They promise customers that incorrectly weighed products will be free
Consumer trust in Whole Foods Market was shattered last week when a New York City government investigation revealed that the supermarket had been systematically overcharging customers for packaged foods since at least 2010. At first,...Show More Summary
Whole Foods' two top bigwigs apologized Wednesday for routinely overcharging customers dating back to at least 2010.
Premium airlines sure do invest a lot of money in their food & wine offerings. Emirates really took this to a whole new level, when late last year they announced that they're investing $500 million in a new wine program. That might sound...Show More Summary
A new method keeps salmon fresh for a whole month, without the use of chemicals. The technology is called superchilling, and it lies somewhere between freezing the fish and cooling it down. Now it is about to provide useful help to organic food producers.
White guy on cell: Look, he was tried by a jury of his peers, they were all white, and they let him off. –Whole Foods, Union Square Overheard by: riptorn
The recipe is simplicity itself: make scrambled eggs, then add bread crumbs, and mix. Dip the whole Big Mac hamburger into the breading, then deep fry it. The food blog Peep My Eats has a great idea that can work at home. But, ideally, McDonald's restaurants will offer this service on site. Here's a time-lapse video of the preparation process. -via That's Nerdalicious!
``Aside from [Whole Foods], the department inspected 119 stores citywide and found a 77 percent violation rate.''
One has to wonder how deep into Whole Foods corporate culture ripping off consumers goes: Sticker shock has always been part of the shopping experience at the city’s Whole Paycheck luxury stores, but now it turns out some of these prices may be illegal. An investigation by the city’s Department of Consumer Affairs has uncovered […]
Officials in New York say Whole Foods has been a very naughty grocery store and for that, they are being sued. After it came to light that the organic giant allegedly had some shady labeling practices, a group of customers led by Bronx resident Joseph Bassolino are suing Whole Foods for overcharging them for pre-packaged foods. Hope they saved those receipts! [ more › ]