WASHINGTON — Whole Foods Market's ongoing tangle with the Federal Trade Commission flared up again last week when the retailer filed a complaint in U.S. District Court seeking to bar the agency from holding an administrative trial on the legality of Whole Foods' acquisition of Wild Oats. In a press conference announcing the lawsuit, as well as an effort to rally Congress for FTC reform, John Mackey, chief executive officer of Whole Foods, ripped the agency for what he called “ridiculous” ...
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