Mexican economy minister, Raquel Buenrostro, exclusively told Reuters that the country won’t make any further changes to a decree on genetically modified (GM) corn ahead of a dispute settlement panel requested by the United States through the USMCA trade pact.
Mexico says it won’t modify decree on GM corn ahead of USMCA panel
21 August 2023, 4:46 pm 1 minute
Tortillas in Mexico are made with non-transgenic white corn, in which it is self-sufficient, but the country imports corn worth around $5 billion annually from the United States, most of it yellow GM grain for livestock feed.
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