Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Canada joins US in trade dispute over Mexico's proposed limits on GM corn
Canada has announced its participation in a trade dispute panel initiated by the US regarding Mexico's proposed restrictions on imports of genetically modified (GM) corn, ABC News reported.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Monday, February 15, 2021
Lawsuits may be filed against Mexico's proposed bans on corn imports and glyphosate
Juan Cortina, president of Mexico's Farm Council (CNA), said the Mexican government will face legal challenges to reverse a proposal ban imports of genetically modified (GMO) corn and herbicide glyphosate, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Mexico corn imports projected to drop 9% in 2021
Mexico's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food said the country's corn imports could drop by about 9% in 2021 as the government discourages genetically modified (GMO) grains and increase the use of local ...
Monday, January 18, 2021
Ban on GMO corn imports in Mexico could decrease food supplies
Mexican agriculture industry officials warned that the Mexico's ban on genetically modified (GMO) corn imports to stop its dependance on the commodity could badly affect the country's food supply especially its livestock sector, Reuters re ...
Monday, January 4, 2021
Mexico's National Farm Council against GMO corn ban, organic growers laud ban
Mexico's main agricultural lobby the National Farm Council criticised the government's decision to ban genetically modified (GMO) corn, while organic growers supported the ban which they say will protect smaller farmers, Reuters reported.
Friday, October 30, 2020
USDA: Mexico booked record US corn imports
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) said Mexico grains purchasers have booked their largest corn import volume from the United States since December 2019, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Bill to get Mexico to buy corn from Brazil and Argentina instead of US
February 14, 2017   Bill to get Mexico to buy corn from Brazil and Argentina instead of US   Mexican senator Armando Rios Piter, who heads a congressional committee on foreign relations, said that he will introduce a bill that will have Mex ...
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Monsanto to invest US$90 million in corn research in Mexico
October 4, 2014 Monsanto to invest US$90 million in corn research in Mexico Over the next five years, Monsanto is expected to invest US$90 million in a new Mexico-based corn seed research center. Based in Tlajomulco de Zuniga on the souther ...

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