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Meat industry invests in biotechnology

Meat industry invests in biotechnology

Meat New Zealand's investment in Ovita is an investment in the future success of the New Zealand sheep industry, according to Ovita chief executive Damian Camp who unveiled Ovita's business plan at th... More...

Philippines says yes to Bt corn

In an effort to improve the livelihoods of subsistence farmers, the Philippines recently became the first country in Asia to grant commercial approval for growing a biotech food crop – Bt corn."Th... More...

Citizen's jury says GM food should be available

The FSA Citizens' Jury decided this afternoon that GM foods should be available to buy in the UK, although a sizeable minority (6 out of 15) disagreed, believing that the UK is not yet ready for GM fo... More...

No research into GE food linkages – NZFSA

The New Zealand Food Safety is not proposing any research into links between the consumption of GE food and foodborne illness.The Authority has rejected allegations made in a recent statement by G... More...

Gene bank to recruit soon

A ground-breaking gene bank which will pool the DNA and medical histories of thousands of people plans to start recruiting volunteers in 18 months time. The controversial UK Biobank is an ambitiou... More...

Research shows Euros more optimistic about biotech

The recent Eurobarometer survey conducted in Europe shows European consumers are much more positive about biotechnology in 2002 than they were in 1999. According to the survey 44% of those who expres... More...

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