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Mexico strikes deadline to ban GM corn imports for livestock, industrial use

February 14, 2023 at 12:08 PM
The Mexican government on Monday walked back a plan to phase out imports of genetically modified corn, saying it will not impose a previously set deadline to ban GM corn used for livestock feed or industrial purposes. The revised plan, issued by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in a Feb. 13 decree supplants a 2020 decree by the Mexican president to phase out imports of GM corn and the herbicide glyphosate by January 2024 -- a plan some U.S...

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