Whole Foods Sued For Documents In Calif. Pesticide Probe

Law360, Chicago (September 13, 2013, 5:58 PM EDT) -- Whole Foods Market Inc. was taken to task last week, when California's pesticides regulator filed suit to force the grocery chain to cooperate with an investigation into four nonfood products that are sold at the company’s stores and allegedly contain pesticides.

The petition, filed in California Superior Court in Sacramento on Sept. 9, contends that Whole Foods and affiliate Mrs. Gooch’s Natural Food Markets Inc. have refused to comply with subpoenas seeking documents related to purchases and sales of the products: 365 Natural Pine Pellets Cat...
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