On Jan. 16, the new requirement will become effective for all products entering the United States from Mexico, and these products must be accompanied by a National Organic Program (NOP) import certificate. Mexico will implement its own requirement for organic products entering Mexico from the United States in early 2017.
Bio-safety body approves, for the first time, a genetically modified soy resistant to the herbicide dicamba. Agronomists argue that dicamba’s toxicity increases its public health risks. Dec. 13 — Brazil’s body for licensing genetically modified organisms approved the use of soy seeds developed by Monsanto that are resistant to the herbicide[…]Read More »