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Mexico softens plan to ban imports of U.S. GM feed corn

February 16, 2023
By The Associated Press

MEXICO CITY — Mexico appeared to have backed down Monday on plans to ban imports of U.S. genetically modified corn for animal feed.

Mexico’s Economy Department said a new decree on the issue was published Monday that drops any date for substituting imports of GM feed corn. Some imported corn is also ground into meal for use in corn chips or other snacks.

After a previous decree, some U.S. growers worried a GM feed corn ban could happen as soon as 2024 or 2025. Mexico argued that GM corn could represent a health risk, but has presented no evidence so far. | READ MORE


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