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Are Amazon’s prices too good to be true? The U.S. government wants to find out.

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Amazon CEO Jeff BezosImage: Getty David Ryder/Getty Images As Amazon prepares to lock down its mega-merger with Whole Foods, one of its most controversial sales practices may be coming back to haunt it. The Federal Trade Commission is investigating claims that the online shopping giant misleads customers with the price comparisons it lists on its products, Reuters first reported. The unofficial probe concerns the listed price on items, that retailers use to demonstrate how much their customers are supposedly saving. SEE ALSO: Yes, Amazon is convenient, but is it just too damn powerful? The group behind the complaint, Consumer Watchdog, […]

Whole Foods recalls ‘chicken salad’ because it’s actually tuna salad

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Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Looks like Whole Foods is back in the newsand this time, Amazon has nothing to do with it. The grocery giant sent shoppers a recall alert for approximately 404 pounds of “buffalo style chicken salad” for actually being … tuna salad. SEE ALSO: What will Whole Foods of the future, powered by Amazon, look like? The salad, distributed by Willow Tree Poultry Farm in Attelboro, Mass., was wrongly labeled “buffalo style chicken salad” and was distributed to approximately 35 Whole Foods stores in New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut. How do you know if your salad is included […]