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Whole Foods Market® carries more organic and non-GMO verified products than ever

Whole Foods Market now carries more than 25,000 certified organic products and 8,500 non-GMO Project Verified products in its stores companywide*. Because the USDA National Organic Standards prohibit the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in organic food, these numbers make Whole Foods Market a top destination for shoppers who are looking to avoid GMOs. Whole Foods Market has been an advocate for organic foods since its inception, and worked, as the sole retailer, with the National Organic Standards Board to develop the U.S.D.A. National organic standards. The company is also the first national grocery chain…

Whole Foods Market to open ninth Houston store Nov. 6

Whole Foods Market’s Post Oak store—the company’s first location to feature a microbrewery—will open Thursday, Nov. 6, in Houston. The store, at 1700 Post Oak Boulevard, will be the company’s ninth Houston location. Details on grand-opening events are not yet available. For more information, email Jeanette.Webster@wholefoods.com.

Whole Foods Market’s Margaret Wittenberg named one of ‘most innovative women in food and drink’

Margaret Wittenberg, global vice president of Quality Standards at Whole Foods Market, was named by FORTUNE magazine and Food & Wine as one of the food-and-drink industry’s most innovative women. According to FORTUNE, the women on the list were chosen based on their accomplishments in the past year, and for “permanently changing the way we eat, and how we think about food.” Wittenberg, who joined Whole Foods Market in 1981 and is one of the company’s original team members, has led the development of Whole Foods Market’s legendary quality standards, from basics to the complex; including seafood…

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Matt Rogers: Global Produce Coordinator

Matt works on standards and sourcing for the Whole Foods Market produce team supporting policy and compliance on social, environmental and food safety issues.

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