The monthly update of the Consumer Price Index showed that food prices fell 0.1% in May, despite expectations for a 0.2% climb.
Though its investigation in Oregon continues, APHIS confirmed that testing has not yielded any additional detections of genetically-enhanced wheat.
Three separate lawsuits filed in federal court claim Monsanto should be found negligent following detection of Roundup Ready Wheat in Oregon.
One corporate responsibility expert says consumers are increasingly demanding even more social and environmental responsibility from more companies.
Despite telling reporters last week that the discovery of unapproved Roundup Ready wheat growing in Oregon was an as yet unexplainable aberration, crop technology giant Monsanto remained under pressure.
A dairy checkoff-funded program invites consumers to take a virtual tour of dairy farms using popular social media site Pinterest.
U.S. Wheat Associates vice president of communications Steve Mercer discusses the ramifications of USDA's May 29 announcement.
Following USDA's detection of genetically-engineered wheat in a field in Oregon, the country's top export destination cancelled at least one tender.
Samples alleged to contain Monsanto's Roundup Ready trait discovered in a field of volunteer wheat in Oregon.
According to USDA, farmers have planted 86% of intended corn acres, and 44% of intended soybean seedings.