A series of meetings are scheduled between the United States and Mexico on the proposed ban on biotech corn. If Mexico doesn’t change its position, the U.S. will activate the dispute settlement process through the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack made that point at the USDA Ag Outlook Forum. “This is not a situation that lends itself to a compromise,” said Vilsack. “You need a science-based, rules-based system and if you begin to inject things that are not based in science, it is a very slipperly slope.”
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