CNBC reports that Amazon-owned Whole Foods has “suffered a data breach of credit card information used in taprooms and full table-service restaurants in some of the grocery chain's stores … Whole Foods noted these venues use a different point-of-sale system than the main checkout systems. Credit cards used at those systems were not affected … Amazon's systems do not connect to those at Whole Foods, and Amazon purchases are not affected, Whole Foods added.”


• The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Organic program (NOP) has ruled that contrary to allegations made earlier this year, the Aurora organic Dairy is in full compliance with the access to pasture and grazing regulations required in organic dairy production.

NOP’s letter to Aurora says that its “investigation did not find violations of existing USDA organic regulations by Aurora … The dairy is certified organic and in good standing under the USDA organic regulations."