Mexico wants more than just a presidential decree on its genetically modified corn ban in place as it enters the final phase of a dispute with the U.S., so the country is working to solidify the prohibition in its national food production standards.
The lead ag negotiator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative says the U.S. has been “heavily engaged” with the Indian government on agricultural issues, including India’s recent export ban of long grain, non-basmati rice.
The battle over food assistance work requirements is picking up with a new Republican proposal from Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., who plans to drop a bill today to increase the age limit for SNAP work requirements.
The California Chamber of Commerce and the Western Association of Conference Executives has jointly brought on Nick Ortiz as CalChamber vice president of local chamber relations and W.A.C.E. president and CEO, effective Feb. 27.
The World Trade Organization has confirmed the appointments of Einar Gunnarsson and Alparslan Acarsoy as trade chairs, and House Agriculture Committee Chairman Glenn “GT” Thompson, R-Pa., and Ranking Member David Scott, D-Ga., have announced the chairs of the House Ag subcommittees.
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States isn’t being tough enough when it comes to China. While President Joe Biden has maintained the Trump administration’s tariffs on China, Pompeo says more has to be done to curb China’s unfair trade practices and theft of intellectual property.