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IPEN Joins in Opposition to U.S. Interference in Mexico’s Phaseout of Glyphosate and GM Corn

Today, 80 U.S. organizations delivered a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai, opposing the interference by U.S. government officials and agribusiness interests in Mexico’s planned phaseout of glyphosate and genetically modified corn. Organizations included American farmer, worker, consumer, public health, sustainable agriculture, and other food systems research and advocacy groups. Further, over 6,900 petition signatures from concerned individuals were delivered as well.

IPEN joined this letter as well as RAPAM (Pesticide Action Network in Mexico). Links to Spanish and English version are included in the press release. Spanish version of the letter and Spanish Press Release