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John Mackey

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  • Ready for some football

    Ready for some football
    The fight between billionaires and millionaires may be close to ending. That is how many Americans, including President Obama, viewed the labor dispute between the owners and players in the National Football League. There were other, legitimate debates...
  • Foxworth's focus was on improving player safety

    Foxworth's focus was on improving player safety
    From the beginning of the labor fight with NFL owners, the rallying cry for Domonique Foxworth focused on health and safety issues — protecting players from the inherent violence of the game. When the two sides finally raised a flag of truce...
  • Former Ravens Sharpe, Sanders enshrined in Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Former Ravens Sharpe, Sanders enshrined in Pro Football Hall of Fame
    Deion Sanders and Shannon Sharpe both used to talk a good game after they danced, pranced and entertained fans and media. But it took much more than talk and showmanship to reach the Pro Football Hall of Fame, where both men were enshrined Saturday night...
  • Stadium full of memories at age 10

    It seemed a rare and perfect opportunity to take revenge on history. Twenty-three years after the Colts had abandoned Baltimore, they were on their way back for a playoff game. A 13-3 Ravens team lay in wait with the franchise's typical great defense...
  • 'We won't see another Johnny Unitas'

    Mourners said goodbye to John Unitas yesterday, evoking memories of a steely, Hall of Fame quarterback and a tender father who stayed close to his coal-shoveling roots. Cardinal William H. Keeler said he found "sanctity" in the man who threw footballs as...
  • Whole Foods CEO regrets comparing 'Obamacare' to fascism

    Whole Foods CEO regrets comparing 'Obamacare' to fascism
    Using “fascism” to describe President Obama’s healthcare reform was “poor use of an emotionally charged word,” according to John Mackey, co-chief executive and co-founder of Whole Foods Market. In a blog post Thursday,...
  • Vegetarian alert: Veggie Grill plans major expansion

    Vegetarian alert: Veggie Grill plans major expansion
    Veggie Grill, the chain of vegetarian restaurants based in Santa Monica,  is planning to double its store count within 18 months. In the first half of the year, branches are set to open in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and Seattle. The company...
  • Gatorade pulls ingredient linked to flame retardant

    Gatorade pulls ingredient linked to flame retardant
    Brominated vegetable oil, a synthetic chemical that has been patented in Europe as a flame retardant, will no longer double as an ingredient in Gatorade sports drinks. Molly Carter, a spokeswoman for Gatorade owner PepsiCo Inc., said the company has...
  • Whole Foods' John Mackey: Business is 'fundamentally heroic'

    Whole Foods' John Mackey: Business is 'fundamentally heroic'
    Business, says Whole Foods co-Chief Executive John Mackey, has “a horrible reputation.” But instead of being “selfish and greedy and exploitative,” as it’s often portrayed, business is actually “the greatest force for...
  • After Gatorade removes controversial ingredient BVO, will Powerade?

    After Gatorade removes controversial ingredient BVO, will Powerade?
    Just weeks after PepsiCo Inc. announced it would remove a controversial ingredient from its Gatorade sports drinks, an online petition is urging Coca-Cola Co. to remove brominated vegetable oil from its Powerade sports drinks. The petition, started by a...
  • Whole Foods, partial retraction

     
    Technically speaking, it’s more like fascism. Socialism is where the government owns the means of production. In fascism, the government doesn’t own the means of production, but they do control it, and that’s what’s happening...
  • Mid-season awards for Penn State

     
    From Penn State's sports communications department: Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien and senior linebackers Michael Mauti (Mandeville, La.) and Gerald Hodges (Paulsboro, N.J.) have earned several honors as college football readies for the second...