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Whole Foods Shit Storm, Part II

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According to an internal email leaked to Houston Press food critic and reporter, Katharine Shilcutt, Whole Foods asked its U.S. stores to refrain from promoting Ramadan this year (because right wing bloggers told them to). "We should not highlight Ramadan in signage in our stores as that could be considered 'Celebrating or promoting' Ramadan." The email cites "negative feedback from a small segment of vocal and angry consumers and bloggers" in response to a Whole Foods blog post introducing a new line of Halal-certified products (meeting Muslim dietary customs) corresponding with the start of Ramadan. [EOW]

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