[8], In 1999, Prevention Magazine rated Eden's "Extra Virgin Spanish Olive Oil" highest in flavor and protective nutrients out of the 22 brands of extra virgin olive oil studied. Show more profiles Show fewer profiles. Eden Foods' Michael Potter may have just ruined his right-wing lawsuit and his business. The backlash against Eden Foods is only going to increase and intensify. Yet again, we are going to revisit the birth control provisions. Eden Foods CEO Michael Potter can’t really explain why he’s against this. If you are trying to comment, please login via Insticator in the comments. Because Jesus. If you don't mind the ads and would rather donate, please select one of the options below: Our comments are now powered by Insticator. If Potter does not actually object to the birth control rules on religious grounds, then that’s the end of his case. Burwell. I accepted the apology, and asked why he said he didn’t care about birth control, since he filed a suit about it and all. Maybe, maybe not, but whatever it is, it's not religious, and so he may have just made a mess out of his lawsuit. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available. View our, Facts seem to be pesky things over at Fox "news.". The process is quick and simple. Eden Foods doubles down in birth control flap After my report on soy company's anti-birth control agenda, its CEO calls to talk Obama, abortion and contraception view in app [20] In response, some customers urged a boycott of the company on popular liberal websites, as well as the company's own Facebook page. At least, it's not if you're talking to a publication that is read by a mostly-liberal readership who might actually be a large chunk of those who consume your product. Unlike the touted CEOs of Costco and Trader Joe’s who seem to grasp the wisdom of taking good care of their employees with, both, decent health coverage and a living wage, Eden Foods’ CEO and founder, Michael Potter, has decided his religious preferences trump those considerations. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. Many of Eden's Japanese foods are still sourced in Japan. “We have benefited and have actually helped create the well-established trend with consumers toward knowing more about the food they eat and striving to eat healthier. SUB-INDUSTRY. [6], In 1997, an independent test by The New York Times looking for traces of GMOs in 11 soy and corn-based products found Eden's milk to be the only product that tested clean, a finding that Eden Foods attributed to their extensive certification and testing program. FOUNDED. Eden Foods CEO Michael Potter can’t really explain why he’s against this. At any rate, Mr. Pious Potter's religious sensibilities were so rocked by the meanness of the birth control mandate that he felt compelled to go to court, where he swore his faith would just be too harmed by having to include birth control as a benefit to employees under the Affordable Care Act. [2] It is best known for its Edensoy line of organic soy milk,[3] and its line of organic Japanese foods and condiments. 5. All content is posted anonymously by employees working at Eden Foods. Erica Vance Hartmann. For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. It pretends it's a crunchy company, full of organic goodness and "social responsibility" but really, it's run by a libertarian who just doesn't like government regulations very much. Eden Foods operates in the United States and Canada. I guess that depends on who you ask. Most of Eden Food's products are organic, most are certified kosher, and most are vegan, except for their katsuo (Japanese fish flakes). “We’re looking at an extinction event.”, Fox's Ainsley Earhardt and Nashville restaurant owner Steve Smith complain about the coronavirus restrictions put in place while ignoring the fact that Mitch McConnell won't allow S.4012 (H.R. As for me, I won't be buying Eden Foods products unless and until Mr. Potter stands up and agrees that women should be entitled to fair health coverage just like men have had for eons. INDUSTRY. Once you click your selected plan a window will open taking you to Admiral, our ad-free partner. Is Sidney Powell Actually A Lawyer? The next day, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the case, Eden Foods v. It wasn’t that he was upset about my reporting or what his company was doing. We purchased our current building in 2014 and renovated it completely - 45,200 sq.ft. Michael Potter, CEO of Eden Foods will talk about organic sustainability and the impact of GMO’s on our food and the broader environment.