Retail grocery news, highlighted by Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods Market, made an annual list of Top 10 food stories.

The Amazon/Whole Foods deal was the top food-related story of 2017, according to Hunter Public Relations’ annual Food News Study. The study, conducted in partnership with Libran Research & Consulting, surveyed 1,000 American adults.

Meal kits and avocado prices were among the other fresh grocery-related stories that made the list:

  1. Amazon Acquires Whole Foods Market
  2. Another Food Safety Scare at Chipotle
  3. Nearly 2.5 Million Pounds of Tyson Chicken Products Recalled
  4. Trump Takes Aim at School Lunch Guidelines
  5. Restaurant Chains Now Deliver
  6. Proposed Tariff on Mexican Imports to Fund "Wall" Means Americans Will Pay More for Food & Beverages
  7. There's a Meal Kit for Everyone
  8. (TIE) Unicorn Food is Colorful, Sparkly and Everywhere
  9. (TIE) FDA Delays Rollout of New Nutrition Labels
  10. Avocado Prices Stabilize