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GOP senators push top USDA trade official on Mexican corn policy

February 1, 2023 at 5:38 PM
The Biden administration should escalate its objections to Mexico’s looming ban on imports of genetically modified corn, several Republican senators told the Agriculture Department’s top trade official on Wednesday. Alexis Taylor, under secretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs, testified before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee during a hearing on the trade and horticulture titles of the next farm bill , expected to be negotiated this year. She heard praise for USDA’s market-access development programs and concern about...

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