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2010-10-13 13:21:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) is pleased to announce that its shoppers donated more than $1.4 million after a seven-week fundraising campaign to improve school lunches through the Salad Bar Project. As the nation celebrates National School Lunch Week (Oct. 10-16), it is clear that parents and advocates are ready for healthy items to be added to the menu. Whole Foods Market joined forces with Chef Ann Cooper's non-profit, Food Family Farming...

2010-08-16 16:33:00

MORTON GROVE, Ill., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, Inc., (Nasdaq: LWAY), makers of the nutritious, probiotic dairy beverage, Kefir, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010. In addition, the company announced an exclusive, nationwide distribution agreement with Whole Foods to bring three flavors of their new BioKefir(TM) drink to all store locations. Financial Highlights for Second Quarter 2010 Sales increased more than seven percent...

2010-01-15 12:01:00

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The founder of Whole Foods Markets, John Mackey, may not "believe" in Climate Change. Still, Whole Foods is one of the great green success stories out there, and calls for a boycott will ultimately be self-defeating. For more, visit elephantjournal.com: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2010/01/top-ten-reasons-why-its-silly-to-boycott-whole-foods/ elephantjournal.com: WALK THE TALK SHOW WITH WAYLON LEWIS: EVOL BURRITOS VIDEO elephantjournal.com...

2009-09-12 11:30:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Teamsters protested at the "Entrepreneur's Open Forum" at the Numi Tea Garden to highlight Whole Food's hypocrisy of claiming to support sustainable policies while its CEO lobbies against real health reform for its workers and customers. Executives from Whole Foods and its leading supplier United Natural Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNFI) led discussions on "strategies for healthy business growth." The Whole Foods CEO, in a Wall...

2009-08-28 11:01:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Waylon Lewis of elephantjournal.com: WHY I AIN'T ABOUT TO BOYCOTT WHOLE FOODS. elephantjournal.com's editor Waylon Lewis' report on the Whole Foods boycott has been featured (four times) on the home page of Huffington Post, garnered 500+ comments, and been quoted by The New York Times, Atlantic & Daily Camera. To read more, please visit: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2009/08/boycott-whole-foods-not-yet/ elephantjournal.com: YOGA JOURNAL...

2009-08-10 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI), a leader in natural and organic foods, and Chef Ann Cooper, the nation's "Renegade Lunch Lady," have joined forces to transform lunch in schools across the country with the "School Lunch Revolution" campaign. This national effort, which launches during the back-to-school season, aims to enable schools to revolutionize and improve the way children eat. The free, first-of-its-kind Lunch Box Web site -...

2009-08-07 11:01:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- elephantjournal.com: AMERICAN APPAREL, EDGY HIPSTER MADE-IN-USA BRAND, MOVES INTO YOGA MARKET. Is American Apparel--the often-controversial apparel line known for its sexy, racy advertising and hipster fashions--a good fit for the $52 billion dollar US yoga or "LOHAS" demographic? Tara Stiles, a famous young yoga teacher, believes so--she's helping them develop their yoga line and is modeling in their first yoga ads. Waylon Lewis, founding editor of...

2009-08-03 08:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Green Children announced their global campaign of a mission through music with the help of Whole Foods Markets and the Whole Planet Foundation. The partnership assists disadvantaged countries in advancing financially through microcredit -- a lending program designed to promote entrepreneurship and monetary growth. With the release of multiple singles, including their highly anticipated song, "Hear Me Now," available via iTunes, The Green...

2008-10-12 15:00:05

By Mark Laflamme Such seemingly normal people. Such large informative signs. Such ethical dilemmas. Where's the organic beer? I'm an enigma. I concern myself with the treatment of animals, yet I will gladly order steak cooked rare and wrapped in bacon if I see it on a menu. I want to live forever, yet I chain smoke, live recklessly and double over laughing when asked if I would like a salad with that bacon-wrapped steak. People have been telling me about organic foods for years, but I...

2008-09-10 18:00:22

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- It's a common sight at Whole Foods Market stores: Team Members and shoppers in conversation, talking about cooking tips, personal experiences with certain products, special dietary needs or a product's origin and ingredients. Today, Whole Foods Market extends that interactive relationship online, launching a newly designed Web site that is not only easier to use, but offers new avenues for shoppers to interact transparently with Team Members...


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