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Ernst, Grassley urge USTR to launch dispute over Mexico’s biotech ban

November 14, 2022 at 5:16 PM
Sens. Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) are calling on U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai to launch a trade dispute with Mexico over its plan to bar imports of biotech corn -- a policy the lawmakers say would have major repercussions for U.S. growers and run afoul of the country’s commitments under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. “Despite overtures to the Mexican government for nearly two years, there is little indication from the country’s leadership that it will adhere to its...

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