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Whole Foods Market supports 'pink' breast cancer awareness campaigns that fund drug industry

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer
Tags: Whole Foods, breast cancer, health news

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(NaturalNews) There is a small endorsement on the company's main website, but it has come to our attention that at least some Whole Foods Market stores in California, Florida and certain other areas have been openly endorsing Breast Cancer Awareness month, as well as a specific group called Pink United that funds the same "breast cancer research" initiatives promoted by groups like Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Extensive research has shown that the massive Susan G. Komen for the Cure campaign is not actually focused on finding a real cure, but instead on generating as much awareness (revenue) as possible for the cancer industry, which thrives on a steady stream of patients getting chemotherapy, radiation, and surgeries. And now it appears that since at least 2007, Whole Foods has been endorsing, albeit in a more subdued way, the very same cause.

Robert Scott Bell reports that a portion of profits generated from the sale of Pink United products, which are available in many Whole Foods stores, is donated to various cancer charities. These include the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Living Beyond Breast Cancer, and of course Susan G. Komen for the cure. All of these groups support conventional cancer treatments while ignoring nutrition and lifestyle based breast cancer prevention methods.

Why would Whole Foods Market, whose stores are filled with anti-cancer foods and supplements, endorse groups that fund the drug industry and its conventional (phony) solutions for treating breast cancer? This is a question to which we, as well as thousands of Whole Foods customers, would like to know the answer.

Whole Foods does not openly endorse Susan G. Komen for the Cure, but it has partnered with a group that does. And the products sold by this group in Whole Foods stores, which include many of those same tacky and crass "boob" items that other mainstream breast cancer groups often sell these days, are helping to fund the very same industries that scoff at breast cancer prevention and other alternative methods of approaching the breast cancer epidemic.

The Old Town Whole Foods in Alexandria, Va., for instance, recently announced its partnership with Pink United on its blog:
http://wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/alexandri...

And last year, a Whole Foods in Plantation, Fla., held a "Giving Grill" to support "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer," a program created by the American Cancer Society (ACS).

ACS, of course, has very close ties with the chemical and drug industries that make huge profits off all the breast cancer hysteria:
http://wholefoodsmarket.com/pressroom/florid...

Sources for this article include:

http://www.robertscottbell.com/featured/whol...

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