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Story Of The Week: Frankencorn Revisited

SCOOP STORY OF THE WEEK... for the week ending Septembr 5 2003


ERMA Cleans Up It's Act - Environment Minister Marian Hobbs today released details of actions taken by the Environmental Risk Management Authority on the 49 recommendations made in the Capability Review earlier this year. See... ERMA acts on Review recommendations and ERMA still not up to the job
- ACT - Zero Credibility For Labour's Zero Tolerance

Day Two Of The Question Time Showdown - Bill English's increasingly desperate attempts to create a beat-up around the release of documents related to the November/December 2000 suspected contamination of corn seed, plumbed new depths in Parliament today, Environment Minister Marian Hobbs said. See... English Elastic with the Truth and National... Clark caught out again on Corngate

Hard News Reflects On FrankenCorn - What on earth was all that about? The Prime Minister's broadside yesterday (NZHerald Link) at the Green Party - and in particular, its co-leader, Jeanette Fitzsimons - looks not only unwise, but quite unjustified. See... Hard News 2/9/03: WTF?
- Bill English - Bill English's Right Talk - 2 September 2003
- Peter Dunne - Clark right to bag the Greens
- Greens - Greens will not be diverted from real issues

Greens, Nats Criticise HASNO Changes The Green Party strongly opposes the bill which provides for conditional releases of GE if the moratorium lifts, because it will facilitate the release of GE organisms into the environment - which New Zealanders clearly do not want. See... Greens oppose GE Bill in minority report and GE Bill has too much red tape - National

ACT's Letter Climbs Into Clarkgate - The real issues are these: 1 Helen Clark has publicly claimed until last week that all documents were released. 2 That claim is false. 3 Helen Clark knew it was false. See... ACT's The Letter 1 September: It’s Clarkgate

St Molesworth On Corngate - Bush Knew!!! - 6. Scoop has identified the one person who should be blamed: George W Bush. See... Top 10 Things Revealed During The Corngate Inquiry

The FrankenCorn Debate Is Resumed - Media coverage of the Corngate select committee inquiry continues to fascinate - and to offer the Opposition a priceless platform from which to embarrass the government. In Parliament yesterday National's Nick Smith yesterday tabled a December 2000 memo ... Hard News: Surging Across The Spectrum Of News or Hard News 28/08/03 - Full Spectrum Coverage
MORE GE NEWS: Nick Smith - Smoking gun on 'Corngate' cover-up - Bill English - PM's integrity questioned after Corngate memos - NZ First - GE Moratorium Should Stay On Foodstuffs Says Peter

GE Baby Soy Claims Slammed As Irresponsible - Claims by the organisation Mothers Against Genetic Engineering (MaDGE) that soy milk products have been “contaminated” represent no more than scare mongering of the most outrageous type, says the New Zealand Grocery Marketers’ Association. See... Claims of ''contamination'' scare mongering and LSN…
- Greens - From Min. of Food Safety to Min. of Food Secrets
- MADGE - Mothers Call For Boycott Of All Infant Soy Formula
- Greens - Government must reveal contaminated baby food

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