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California regulator sues Whole Foods over pesticide sales (WFM)

  • 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.
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  • Bbloomlu
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    Every time I read about California it becomes more bizarre. From allowing students who think they should use a boys room in high school even though they do not have a penis, to giving drivers licenses to illegal immigrants. Ban all pesticides and allow the bugs to devour the whole state!
    13 Sep 2013, 11:04 AM Reply Like
  • ChiefEngineer
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    Announcement from gummint of California: no businesses welcome here. Property is theft. Profit is obscenely selfish. So sayeth the Profitless Marx.
    13 Sep 2013, 11:08 AM Reply Like
  • Gary J
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    I suppose California has too much time and money on their hands. Sue them back Whole Foods.
    13 Sep 2013, 11:10 AM Reply Like
  • SoldHigh
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    Weird state, that CA.
    13 Sep 2013, 12:00 PM Reply Like
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