WASHINGTON — Whole Foods Market has asked the Federal Trade Commission to select an administrative law judge to preside over the FTC’s antitrust proceedings against the Whole Foods-Wild Oats merger who does not serve as a commissioner, according to reports. FTC Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch is slated to preside over a Sept. 8 hearing to establish a schedule for the FTC’s administrative proceedings against the deal, but an administrative law judge to oversee the proceedings that follow the ...

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