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No, San Francisco Whole Foods Didn't Close Due to 'Hostile Transgender Customers'

Posted on AllSides April 13th, 2023
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Claim: A Whole Foods location in downtown San Francisco announced its closure due to "hostile transgender customers."

Rating: False

Context: In April 2023, Whole Foods announced the temporary closure of a location in downtown San Francisco, reportedly because of "deteriorating street conditions around drug use and crime" in the vicinity. The company said it may reopen "[i]f we feel we can ensure the safety of our team members in the store." Contrary to what was claimed in social media posts, "hostile transgender customers" was not cited as a reason for...

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