On December 31, Mexico published a final decree that calls for a phase-out of use of both glyphosate and genetically modified (GE) corn for human consumption in Mexico.
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Mexico: Mexico Proposes Ban on GE Corn and Glyphosate

On December 9, a draft decree was released on Mexico’s National Commission for Regulatory Improvement (CONAMER) website that calls for a phase-out of use of both glyphosate and genetically modified...
On April 22, 2020, the Food and Surveillance Institute, INVIMA, issued communication IVC-INS-LI15 which establishes the frequency that importers must present laboratory results...
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Mexico: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The Government of Mexico (GOM) is creating uncertainty about the future acceptance of biotechnology and genetically engineered (GE) crops in Mexico.
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El Salvador: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

There is no legal impediment to the use of biotechnology in El Salvador. Genetically engineered (GE) corn field trials were successfully completed.
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Costa Rica: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Transgenic seed varieties have been grown in Costa Rica since 1992 with all seeds being exported to other countries.
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Nicaragua: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

In Nicaragua, imports of genetically engineered crops (GE) are limited to use as animal feed.
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Haiti: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Agricultural biotechnology constitutes an opportunity, as non-governmental and governmental organizations have been working to encourage its integration in the Haitian economy in recent years.
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Peru: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Peru's 10-year moratorium on genetically engineered (GE) crops and zero tolerance for GE events is scheduled to expire in 2021.
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Haiti: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Agricultural biotechnology constitutes an opportunity, as non-governmental and governmental organizations have been working to encourage its integration in the Haitian economy in recent years.
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Peru: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Peru maintains implementation of its 10-year moratorium on genetically engineered (GE) crops and a zero tolerance for GE events.
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Peru: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Peru's 10 year moratorium on genetically engineered (GE) crops remains in force. The Ministry of Environment tests conventional imported seed shipments upon arrival which has raised concerns...