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Mexico GE Corn Ban Limited
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Thu Oct 17, 2013 02:47 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A Mexican judge issued a ruling earlier this month that suspends the cultivation of genetically engineered corn in experimental test plots until several lawsuits are settled.

Commercial cultivation of GE corn is already prohibited in Mexico and the ruling won't affect corn imports, said Andrew Connor, U.S. Grains Council's manager of global biotechnology.

Early reports of a Mexico-wide ban on GE corn generated rumors that the ruling could be extensive, possibly affecting U.S. exports to Mexico.

"There's been a lot of noise about it, even more in the U.S. than in Mexico," Luis Casillas, a corn buyer ...

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