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Whole Foods to ban plastic straws

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Whole Foods is getting on board with a national movement to do away with plastic straws.

Officials with the company claim it's the first grocery chain to make the change. It will stop offering plastic straws at all of its 500 stores in the U.S., U.K. and Canada.

Paper straws roll out in July at the stores' juice and coffee bars, as well as its cafes.

Whole Foods also plans to reduce plastic usage in other parts of the store. One example is offering smaller plastic bags in the produce department.

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