Monday, August 29, 2011

Whole Foods Boycotts Israeli Goods

http://www.adl.org/PresRele/IslME_62/6106_62.htm

Anti-Defamation League
26 August 2011

Press Release

Whole Foods Assures ADL: We Do Not Boycott Israel

New York, NY, August 26, 2011 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today welcomed assurances from Whole Foods Market that the company does not engage in boycotts of products from Israel or any other country.

"Whole Foods Market has made it unequivocally clear that it has not and will not engage in boycotts against the state of Israel," said Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director. "In fact they continue to carry a number of Israeli products, and have assured us that they do so with pride."

The League reached out to Whole Foods in response to a rumor circulating on the Internet suggesting that Whole Foods was engaged in a boycott of the Jewish State and had refused to stock products originating from Israel. [...]

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/whole-foods-denies-rumors-about-boycotting-israeli-products-1.381341
Haaretz [Israel]
29 August 2011
Whole Foods denies rumors about boycotting Israeli products