The market for organic food passed the $40 billion mark in the U.S. last year. As bigger companies get into the organics game, and more imported organic food lands in the U.S., more questions arise for USDA certifiers.
The Agriculture Department proposal may not take effect.
Danone's acquisition of WhiteWave boosts its footprint in the U.S. organic market.
Kroger's earnings are expected to be a bright spot in the retail space.