Tuesday, December 12, 2023
China approves 51 GM corn and soybean varieties for commercial production
Chinese authorities have granted approval for the commercial production of 51 genetically modified (GM) corn and soybean varieties, following a three-year trial period during which these crops were planted in selected regions across the cou ...
Monday, November 20, 2023
Report recommends permitting GM corn imports to support India's poultry sector
India's $30 billion poultry industry needs policy support in the form of allowing the import of genetically modified (GM) corn and measures to boost the production of key feeds, including soybean, a recent report said.
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
European Commission gives go-ahead for GM corns' use as animal feed
The European Commission has authorised three genetically modified corn and renewed the authorisation for another genetically modified (GM) corn.
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.
Thursday, April 6, 2023
Chinese seed companies say GM corn crops may only be planted in 2024
Major Chinese seed companies said they may have to wait until 2024 before the government gives the green light for mass plantation of GM (genetically modified) corn, South China Morning Post reported.
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
China plans to expand pilot area for GM corn and soybeans
China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has pledged to expand pilot projects in the country for the industrialisation of genetically modified (GM) corn and soybeans, according to a statement on the ministry's website, Global Times ...
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 ...
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
European Commission allows GM corn for animal consumption
The European Commission has authorised the use of a new genetically modified corn for human and animal consumption.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
China moves closer to commercialisation of local GM corn, soybean
China's agriculture ministry issued biosafety certificates on Tuesday for domestically grown, genetically modified (GM) corn and soybean traits, paving the way to commercialisation of GM grain in the world's top market, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
EC approves 11 GM corn varieties for feed, food uses
The European Commission has authorised the sale of several products containing, consisting of or produced from various genetically modified corn for food and feed purposes.
Saturday, April 16, 2016
China plans to grow GM corn
China plans to push for the commercial cultivation of pest-resistant genetically modified (GM) corn over the next five years.

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