McLean County Farm Bureau

Mexico issues revised decree on GMO corn

The Mexican government issued a revised decree to ban glyphosate and genetically modified white corn used in human food, while allowing transgenic yellow corn for feed and industrial uses. “To jeopardize this whole (trading) relationship is just unfortunate,” said Neil Caskey, vice president of communications for the National Corn Growers Association, noting that if he was a Mexican livestock producer he would “be pretty concerned” where a supply of corn would come from.

 

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