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LATEST FOOD FAD

Whole Foods Market has announced that by April of next year it will stop sourcing foods that are produced using prison labor.

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EGG PRICES

USDA says the U.S. average egg price in grocery stores zoomed by 55 cents a dozen for Grade A Large eggs from the preceding week, a 42-percent increase.

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AMAZON FOODS

The e-commerce leader is planning to add food to its fledgling line up of house labels, a move that seeks to capitalize on customers’ growing acceptance of store brands and its grocery delivery service.

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WHOLE FOODS

is planning to open a new chain of stores that courts millennials with lower prices as it faces intensifying competition as a purveyor of organic and natural products. No name yet for the new operation.

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SALTY FOOD

70% of the pizzas, pastas and meat dishes (think frozen entrees) we purchase in chain grocery stores exceed the FDA “healthy” labeling standards for salt. Americans also get a lot of sodium from soups, cold cuts and bread, according to a new  analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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WHOLE FOODS

Whole Foods Market unveiled its first national marketing campaign Monday, a series of primetime television commercials and glossy print ads that the organic grocer hopes will help revive its disappointing sales.

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GMO LABELING

A recent Cornell University study shows how mandatory labels for foods made with genetically modified ingredients would cost families in one state hundreds of additional dollars each year at the grocery store

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ORGANIC COMPETITION

Shares in Whole Foods Market Inc. on Wednesday dropped 20 percent after the company cut its 2014 same-store sales and earnings forecast for the third time amid rising competition in the natural and organic grocery sector.  

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