Amazon Purchasing Whole Foods Market


'Cornucopia’s Take: It is unknown what the implications will be of this purchase. It could help make organic food more widely available, or it could place other retailers, including co-op grocers, at a competitive disadvantage. 

There are serious unanswered questions. Interestingly, the owner of the Washington Post (Jeff Bezos) owns Amazon, and the Washington Post has been running a series of highly critical stories of failings in the organic community and management of the USDA’s National Organic Program.'


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