The CEO of the U.S. Grains Council says Mexico is not backing off its proposed ban of genetically modified corn. In fact, Ryan LeGrand tells Brownfield the Mexican government is looking to pass a food labeling law to prohibit the use of GM corn... Read More.
The head of the US Meat Export Federation says he continues to monitor the negotiations between the US and Mexico over Mexico’s proposed ban on GMO corn. President and CEO Dan Halstrom says this is not a new issue. “And there has already been... Read More.
Mexico continues to adjust rules in its proposed ban of genetically modified corn despite an ongoing dispute settlement between members of the US, Mexico, Canada Agreement. Collin Waters, director of exports and logistics with IL Corn tells Brownfield while not surprising, it is disappointing. “This... Read More.
A leader with the U.S. Grains Council expects a favorable outcome to Mexico’s proposed ban of biotech corn. West-central Minnesota farmer Chad Willis served as USGC chairman in 2022 and says science is on the side of U.S. corn growers. “It’s just a matter of... Read More.
Mexico has placed a 50 percent tariff imports of white corn. a move that could aggravate trade tensions with the United States. In a call with reporters on Monday, Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack said the US will continue to follow the trade dispute... Read More.
A member of the House Ways and Means subcommittee on trade is encouraging the U.S. Trade Representative to keep pressure on Mexico to withdraw its proposed ban on biotech corn. Minnesota Republican Michelle Fischbach says the USTR should fully utilize the tools she has... Read More.
Canada has joined the United States in dispute settlement consultations with Mexico over a decree that ban’s genetically modified corn. In a statement Friday, Canada’s Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and International Trade Minister Mary Ng said they share concerns with the US that Mexico’s... Read More.
Mexico says it will defend its position on the country’s policies to limit the use of biotech corn after the U.S. requested dispute settlement consultations. Ryan LeGrand with the US Grains Councils says it is Mexico’s obligation under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement to provide science... Read More.
The United States Trade Representative has filed a formal dispute settlement with Mexico over its ban of biotech corn for human consumption and animal feed. National Corn Growers Association President Tom Haag tells Brownfield the filing that’s made possible under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement... Read More.