Lincoln, Neb. – Today, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai announced the United States has
requested dispute settlement consultations with Mexico under the United States-Mexico-Canada
Agreement (USMCA). These consultations highlight certain Mexican measures concerning products of
agricultural biotechnology, including the importation of genetically modified (GM) corn for human

“The Nebraska Corn Growers Association is pleased with the decision from the USTR to file a dispute
consultation under the USMCA regarding Mexico’s decree to ban GM corn and not follow science,” said
Chris Grams, President of the Nebraska Corn Growers Association. “While filing a formal dispute has
taken time to get to, this is the next step in ensuring our corn markets remain open.”