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Vilsack Says Mexico GMO Ban Plan Doesn’t Currently Cover Feed

March 26, 2021, 10:42 PM

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Mexico’s plan to phase out imports of genetically modified corn doesn’t currently apply to grain used as livestock feed.

Mexico’s agriculture and economy ministries said in January that they would phase in over three years a ban on genetically modified corn that includes animal feed.

”I think it is important to distinguish between what Mexico is currently thinking about doing and the fact that it’s not going to have as great an impact as it would if it was everything, all at once, all now,” Vilsack said in a speech delivered online to the...

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