Whole Foods criticized for selling peeled oranges in plastic containers

(Nathalie Gordon/Twitter)

(FoxNews.com) - Whole Foods is being charged of promoting lazy consumers by selling peeled oranges in not-so-environmentally friendly packaging.

Two days ago, an image appeared on Imgur the showcasing peeled oranges sitting individual plastic containers at a Whole Foods location in California, accompanied by the caption, “Are people really that lazy nowadays?”

On Thursday morning, Nathalie Gordon retweeted the image, sarcastically noting, “If only nature would find a way to cover these oranges so we didn't need to waste so much plastic on them.” Her post has been retweeted and liked over 60,000 times.

According to Eater, the oranges, or Sumo tangerines, were on sale for $5.99 per pound and came packed with a label proclaiming “Made right here."



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