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Ag groups seek biotech rules in NAFTA that go beyond TPP provisions

June 16, 2017 at 3:19 PM
U.S. agriculture groups are urging the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to include in a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement rules that go beyond the novel biotech provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The U.S. Biotech Crops Alliance -- composed of 13 groups representing various agricultural sectors -- said the upcoming NAFTA renegotiation represents an opportunity for the U.S., Canada and Mexico to build on TPP by reaching agreement on biotech safety determinations and strengthening the protocol TPP members...

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