Court Denies Whole Foods Request for Appeal

The U.S. Circuit Court here has rejected a request by Whole Foods Market to have the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust case heard by the full Court of Appeals.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Circuit Court here has rejected a request by Whole Foods Market to have the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust case heard by the full Court of Appeals.

A three-judge panel of the Appeals Court in July ruled that a judge in the U.S. District Court erred in not issuing a preliminary injunction against Whole Foods’ 2007 acquisition of Wild Oats Markets. The case can now be reheard before that District Court.

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