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California regulator sues Whole Foods over pesticide sales
- California's pesticide regulator is suing Whole Foods (WFM +1.4%) over 4 pesticide products the grocer sells in the state, which the Dept. of Pesticide Regulation alleges do not comply with state safety laws.
- The products in question are Whole Foods' private brand 365 Natural Pines Pellet Cat Litter, Purely Botanical Cat Flea Spray and Dog Flea Spray, and Enviroman Bugs R Done Bug Spray.
- Whole Foods responded by stating it had cooperated fully and looked forward to addressing the matter before a judge.