Friday, September 5, 2008

Whole Foods' Margaret Wittenberg Named to Board of the Organic Center

"AUSTIN, Texas, Sept 04, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Whole Foods Market(R) (WFMI WFMI 17.99, -0.99, -5.2%) , the leading natural and organic foods supermarket, announced that Margaret M. Wittenberg, the Company's Global Vice President for Quality Standards and Public Affairs, has been selected to serve as one of four new members on the Board of Directors for The Organic Center. Based in Boulder, Colorado, The Organic Center is a nonprofit organization that advances peer-reviewed scientific research and information behind the health and environmental benefits of organic food and farming, and communicates those benefits to the public.
"It's a real honor to be chosen to participate in this important organization," said Wittenberg. "I look forward to working with the rest of the Board to support more research of organic farming and practices and helping to communicate its benefits to the public and policy makers."

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