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Items Tagged with 'U.S. Trade Representative'



Tai pledges continued work on biotech, dairy disputes

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai pledged at USDA's Ag Outlook Forum to continue fighting a Mexican ban on biotech corn imports, and she played down the U.S. trade deficit on agricultural products. Two U.S. ambassadors encouraged American ag exporters to take advantage of sales opportunities in Vietnam and the Philippines.

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Mexico makes its case against GM white corn

U.S. and Mexican officials met behind closed doors last week to discuss Mexico’s ban on tortilla makers using genetically modified white corn, even as Mexico tries to publicly justify its action with claims that the grain is a threat to the country.
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Washington Week Ahead: FDA set to respond to demands for overhaul

Senators continue farm bill review, corn growers seek Hill help

FDA Commissioner Robert Califf is due to announce this week what steps he'll to take to tighten leadership of the agency’s food programs, while the Senate Agriculture Committee resumes its hearings on the next farm bill, and corn growers try to raise awareness of Mexico's looming ban on biotech corn.

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