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Whole Foods CEO Mackey retiring in 2022

AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market cofounder and chief executive officer John Mackey said he will retire effective September 1, 2022. Jason Buechel, who currently serves as Whole Foods’ chief operating officer, will succeed Mackey as CEO. “September marked Whole Foods Market’s 43rd anniversary (including two years at Safer Way — the precursor to Whole

Whole Foods warned by FDA

AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market Inc. co-chief executive officers John Mackey and Walter Robb received a letter from the Food and Drug Administration earlier this month that no food industry executive wants to receive — one warning the co-chiefs of “serious violations” that came to light in February after FDA officials inspected one of