US AND MEXICO NAFTA AGREEMENT EXPORT OF CORN AND OBESITY

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a comprehensive trade agreement that brings together Canada, the United States, and Mexico as far as investment and cross-border trading are concerned. Since its enforcement in January 1994, NAFTA has systematically curbed most non-tariff and tariff barriers to free trade and investment between the involved countries. NAFTA has allowed the free flow of goods and commodities between the partnering countries. Specific commodities flow from America to Mexico, and vice versa. However, the problem arises because NAFTA has created an "obesogenic environment" in Mexico because of the flow of inexpensive commodity crops, livestock, and low-quality, calorie-dense snack foods and soda products from the US to Mexico. Contrarily, healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables flow from Mexico to the North. This implies that Mexico 
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