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Corn dispute: U.S. says Mexico reversed ‘decades’ of policy without new science

November 20, 2023 at 4:00 PM
The Mexican government under the current administration “suddenly and completely reversed its policy” after the country for decades had allowed imports of genetically modified corn without evidence of negative health impacts, the U.S. charges in a new complaint delivered to a U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement dispute settlement panel. The U.S. in August launched the panel to adjudicate a dispute over a February 2023 decree by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador that banned the use of GM corn in tortillas and dough...

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