Monday, February 27, 2023
Mexico now welcomes Brazil's pork
Mexico has expanded the opening of its market for Brazilian pork.
Friday, February 10, 2023
US agriculture trade chief demands Mexico to explain science behind GMO corn ban
Doug McKalip, the US Trade Representative's new lead agricultural trade negotiator, has given Mexico until February 14 to answer to a US request to explain the science behind Mexico's proposed ban on genetically modified (GMO) corn and glyp ...
Monday, January 30, 2023
Mexico's poultry meat production fastest growing in animal protein market in 2022
Mexico's pork production exhibited the second highest growth in 2022, compared to other animal proteins such as beef and chicken.
Thursday, January 26, 2023
More Belizean cattle to be exported to Mexico
More cattle from Belize are expected to be shipped to Mexico, following a revision to the original agreement signed between the Belize Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security, and Enterprise (MAFSE) with Mexico in July 2022, BBN reported.
Thursday, December 29, 2022
Corn output in Mexico falls short of local demand
Mexico's Secretariat of Agriculture and Rural Development said corn production in the country is expected to reach 27.3 million metric tonnes by the end of 2022, 38% below what is required for local demand, Mexico News Daily reported.
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Mexico targets GM corn agreement with the US next month
The Mexican foreign ministry said Mexico and the US aim to reach an agreement by January 2023 over an upcoming Mexican ban on genetically modified (GM) corn imports, Nasdaq reported.
Thursday, December 1, 2022
US may take legal action if Mexico proceeds with GM corn ban
Tom Vilsack, US Agriculture Secretary, has warned the president of Mexico that the US would be forced to take legal action if no "acceptable resolution" was found for Mexico's plan to ban genetically modified (GM) corn, BBC News r ...
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
AFBF: US should push for fair agriculture trade with Mexico
The United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement is crucial for the US farm economy, the president of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), Zippy Duvall, said in a November 29 press release.
Monday, November 14, 2022
Avian influenza threatens to tighten Mexico's chicken and egg supplies
Chicken and eggs could be harder to find in parts of Mexico for a while due to an avian influenza outbreak in Sonora and Nuevo León, which could also send prices up for some customers.
Saturday, October 29, 2022
Mexico considers international grain agreements following GM corn ban
Victor Suarez, Mexico's Deputy Agriculture Minister said the country's upcoming 2024 ban on genetically modified (GM) corn will go ahead, as the nation considers direct agreements with American, Argentinian, and Brazilian farmers to secure ...
Monday, October 17, 2022
Mexico in industry-government effort to create meat traceability systems
Mexico's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is working with the country's pork and poultry industries to design traceability systems that make possible to know the origin, transit and final destination of a meat.
Friday, September 30, 2022
US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack in talks with Mexico on looming GM corn ban
US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said he remains in talks with Mexican officials about Mexico's looming genetically modified (GM) corn ban to get clarity on the issue, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
US farmers call on government to oppose Mexico's upcoming ban on GM corn
US farmers are urging their government to challenge a Mexican ban on genetically modified (GM) corn under the terms of a regional free trade agreement, threatening both countries with billions of dollars in economic damage, Reuters reported ...
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
BRF's Chapecó, Brazil production facility allowed to export turkey to Mexico
BRF SA announced that its production facility in Chapecó, Brazil, is now authorised to export turkey to Mexico.
Monday, September 19, 2022
Mexico's pork production rose 2% in first half of 2022
Mexico's pork production increased 2% to 834,523 tonnes in the first half of 2022, compared to 818,073 tonnes in the same period last year, according to the latest figures published by the Agrifood and Fisheries Information Service.

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