News Coverage: Rabbit Groups Tell Whole Foods Market to Stop Selling Bunny Meat

Aug 15, 2014 by

News Coverage: Rabbit Groups Tell Whole Foods Market to Stop Selling Bunny Meat
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News coverage of rabbit protection groups’ efforts to ask Whole Foods to stop selling bunny meat:

The Post and Courier, August 23, 2014, “Everything’s Not Ducky at Whole Foods

KUT, August 22, 2014, “Whole Foods is Facing Bunny Meat Backlash”

New York Times, August 21, 2014, “PETA Joins Protest,” Reuters

The Atlantic, August 20, 2014, “Are Rabbits Pet or Meat,” by Miriam Wasser

WTOP, August 20, 2014, “Rabbit Lovers Protest Whole Foods Selling Rabbit Meat

The Daily Beast, August 19, 2014, “Whole Foods Wants to Feed You Bunnies

The Dodo, August 19, 2014, “Here’s Why People Are So Mad At Whole Foods For Selling Rabbit Meat,” by Melissa Cronin

Fox News, August 19, 2014, “Whole Foods angers animal activists by selling rabbit meat”

Boston.com, August 19, 2014, “Some people aren’t thrilled Whole Foods Is selling rabbit again”

CNN iReport, August 18, 2014, “Rabbit Lovers vs. Whole Foods Market”

Munchies, August 18, 2014, “There’s more than one way to kill a rabbit, by Max Willen

Examiner, August 18, 2014, Rabbit Meat: “Whole Foods Market Roils Animal Rights Activists in West Hollywood”

Eat Drink Better, August 18, 2014, “Selling Rabbit Meat Spurs Nationwide Protests at Whole Foods Market”

9News, August 17, 2014, “Whole Foods’ sale of rabbit meat sparks Boulder protest

KGOTV, August 17, 2014, “Nationwide protests against sale of rabbit at Whole Foods Markets

WTVR, August 17, 2014, “Whole Foods decision to sell rabbit meat brings out protesters

Inquisitr, August 17, 2014, “Whole Foods Just Angered A Lot Of People For Selling Rabbit Meat

ABC 7, August 17, 2014, “Nationwide protests against sale of rabbit at Whole Foods Markets

SmallAnimalChannel.com, August 16, 2014, “Protests Rise Over Rabbits Being Offered As Food” by Marylou Zarbock

Jezebel, August 16, 2014, “Whole Foods is Now Selling Rabbit, Angering the Pro-Bunny Lobby” by C.A. Pinkham
http://kitchenette.jezebel.com/whole-foods-is-selling-rabbit-now-angering-the-pro-bun-1622701577

KION 5, August 15, 2014, “Animal rights group protesting sale of rabbit meat at Whole foods stores”
http://www.kionrightnow.com/news/local-news/animal-rights-group-protesting-sale-of-rabbit-meat-at-whole-foods-stores/27512080

Fox 25 Oklahoma City, August 15, 2014, “Bunny lovers hopping mad at Whole Foods decision to sell rabbit meat “ by Kristen Ventura http://www.okcfox.com/story/26287686/bunny-lovers-hopping-mad-at-whole-foods-decision-to-sell-rabbit-meat

Fox 4 Kansas City, August 15, 2014, “Whole Foods to sell rabbit meat, some customers aren’t happy“ by Judy Le: http://fox4kc.com/2014/08/15/whole-foods-to-sell-rabbit-meat-some-customers-arent-happy/

Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch, August 15, 2014, “Animal Lovers Unite for “A Day of Action and Awareness” on Sunday, August 17th to Protest the Sale of Rabbit Meat at Whole Foods Market” by PR Newswire: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/animal-lovers-unite-for-a-day-of-action-and-awareness-on-sunday-august-17th-to-protest-the-sale-of-rabbit-meat-at-whole-foods-market-2014-08-15

CNBC, August 15, 2014, “Animal Lovers Unite for “A Day of Action and Awareness” on Sunday, August 17th to Protest the Sale of Rabbit Meat at Whole Foods Market” by PR Newswire: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101922587#.

Animals 24-7, August 15, 2014, “Are skinned and dismembered rabbits “Whole Foods”?” by Merritt Clifton: http://www.animals24-7.org/2014/08/15/are-skinned-and-dismembered-rabbits-whole-foods/

World Journal, August 14, 2014, http://worldjournal.com/bookmark/25607844-Whole-Foods-

LA Times, August 14, 2014, “Whole Foods is selling rabbit, and bunny lovers aren’t happy” by Jenn Harris: http://www.latimes.com/food/dailydish/la-dd-whole-foods-selling-rabbit-20140814-story.html

KTLA 5, August 14, 2014, “Whole Foods Selling Rabbit Meat” by Nancy Cruz (video): http://ktla.com/2014/08/14/consumer-confidential-bk-satisfries-going-away-whole-foods-selling-rabbit-meat-new-dictionary-words/

DC News Fox 5, August 14, 2014, “Whole Foods angers some customers after selling rabbit meat in stores” (video): http://www.myfoxdc.com/story/26278349/whole-foods-angers-some-customers-after-selling-rabbit-meat-in-stores

Consumerist, August 14, 2014, “Furry Friends Or Food? Whole Foods Starts Selling Rabbit Meat Amidst Protestsby Mary Beth Quirk:http://consumerist.com/2014/08/14/furry-friends-or-food-whole-foods-starts-selling-rabbit-meat-amidst-protests/

Food Safety News, August 14, 2014, “Whole Foods Sale of Rabbit Meat Sparks Protests Planned for This Weekend” by Cathy Siegner:http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2014/08/whole-foods-sale-of-rabbit-meat-sparks-planned-protests-this-weekend/

MeatPoultry.com, August 14, 2014, “The bitter bunny battle” by Staff: http://www.meatpoultry.com/articles/news_home/Business/2014/08/The_bitter_bunny_battle.aspx?ID=%7BF94ADACC-8E96-499E-99E0-CB540629001A%7D

The Dodo, August 14, 2014, “Why the rabbit groups’ action against Whole Foods is more than just species-specific outrage” by Margo DeMello: https://www.thedodo.com/why-the-rabbit-groups-action-a-672749775.html

Investor Place, August 14, 2014, “Rabbit Meat at Whole Foods Has Some Hopping Mad” by Karl Utermohlen:
http://investorplace.com/2014/08/rabbit-meat-whole-foods-wfm-stock/

Liberty Voice, August 14, 2014, “Whole Foods Selling Rabbit Meat Makes Customers Hopping Mad” by Tabitha Farrar: http://guardianlv.com/2014/08/whole-foods-selling-rabbit-meat-makes-customers-hopping-mad/

Outdoor Life, August 14, 2014, “Whole Foods to Sell Rabbit Meat, Despite Activist Outrage” by Gayne C. Young: http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/newshound/whole-foods-sell-rabbit-meat-despite-activist-outrage

Veg News, August 14, 2014, “Campaign Targeting Whole Foods: Stop Selling Rabbit Meat” by Colleen Colland:
http://vegnews.com/articles/page.do?pageId=6530&catId=1

Inhabitat, August 14, 2014, “Whole Foods’ Sale of Rabbit Meat Sparks Widespread Protest Plans” by Beverley Mitchell: http://inhabitat.com/whole-foods-sale-of-rabbit-meat-sparks-widespread-protest-plans/

Richmond Standard, August 13, 2014, “Richmond’s House Rabbit Society plans protests at Whole Foods stores over rabbit meat sales” by Mike Aldax:
http://richmondstandard.com/2014/08/richmonds-house-rabbit-society-protest-rabbit-meat-sales-whole-foods-stores-nationwide/

Huffington Post, August 13, 2014, “Whole Foods’ Plan To Sell Rabbit Meat Incites Fury” by Ryan Grenoble: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/13/whole-foods-rabbit-meat-protest_n_5675829.html

NBC 4 Los Angeles, August 13, 2014, “Protesters Plan to Picket Whole Foods Selling Rabbit Meat” by Mateo Melero:http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Bunny-Lovers-to-Protest-Whole-Foods-Sell-of-Rabbit-Meat-271020041.html

Media Post, July 3, 2014, “What’s Up, Doc? Whole Foods Puts Rabbit Back On Table” by Sarah Mahoney:http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/229319/whats-up-doc-whole-foods-puts-rabbit-back-on-ta.html

Compassionate Spirit Blog, July 1, 2014, “Whole Foods Selling Rabbit Meat” by Keith Akers: http://www.compassionatespirit.com/wpblog/2014/07/01/whole-foods-selling-rabbit-meat/

Richmond Standard, June 30, 2014, “Whole Foods Market responds to complaint about rabbit meat sales”: by Mike Aldax:http://richmondstandard.com/2014/06/whole-foods-market-official-tells-us-stores-now-sell-rabbit-meat/

KGO Radio, 2014, “Whole Foods’ Plan to Sell Rabbit Incites Activists” :http://www.kgoradio.com/common/page.php?pt=Whole+Foods%27+Plan+to+Sell+Rabbit+Incites+Activists&id=86893&is_corp=0