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Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Whole Foods Board Bars Online Postings by CEO

The board of directors of Whole Foods Market amended its code of conduct to prohibit its executives and directors from posting messages about the company or the food industry on Internet forums not sponsored by the company.   The SEC is still investigating CEO John Mackey's online musings from 1999-2006 that caused embarassment for the company when they were publicized last summer.  WSJ, Whole Foods Bars Executives From Web Forums.

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