clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

A well-meaning Union Square Whole Foods employee let a customer hitch a ride in the service elevator, and she was so disturbed by what she saw that she snapped a photo and sent it to Gothamist. The offending image: A cart of prepared food standing side-by-side with an overflowing garbage bin. Head over for a bigger version of the pic plus the best Whole Foods–inspired comment thread we've seen in ages. [Gothamist]