U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley says he’s frustrated over Mexico’s revised biotech corn ban.
“Mexico doubled down in resistance to GMOs,” he said Tuesday morning.
Mexican officials recently announced an immediate ban of genetically modified corn imports for human consumption. Imports of GMO corn for animal feed and industrial use will be allowed until there are viable alternatives.
The Iowa Republican says the U.S. Trade Representative needs to, “…implement the trade arbitration rules that are in USMCA.”
Grassley says farmers need certainty about the top export market for U.S.