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AgResearch to develop biological control for moth NZ Govt calls for responsibility on recall Drought resistant rice for Asia planned SA passes embryo research bill The truth about labelling Parliament discusses GE & GDP

AgResearch to develop biological control for moth

Biosecurity authorities are working on a back-up plan in case their $90 million aerial blitz of the painted apple moth fails. The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has contracted state-owned sc... More...

NZ Govt calls for responsibility on recall

Health and Food Safety Minister Annette King today called on the dietary supplements and complementary medicines industry to cooperate responsibly in a voluntary withdrawal from the market of dietary ... More...

Drought resistant rice for Asia planned

Queensland scientists have revealed plans to develop a drought resistant strain of rice for use by farmers in Cambodia, Laos and Thailand. The University of Queensland has received a $1 million gr... More...

SA passes embryo research bill

A bill allowing use of human embryos for research has been passed by the South Australian House of Assembly amid passionate debate. Another bill banning human cloning also passed the Assembly.... More...

The truth about labelling

The discussion about special labelling of genetically modified (GM) food has been increasing of late, which brings up the issues of truth and objectivity when it comes to deciding the content of those... More...

Parliament discusses GE & GDP

PQs: Question 8 - Genetic Engineering—Risk to GDP(uncorrected transcript—subject to correction and further editing)TUESDAY, 29 APRIL 2003Questions to Ministers8. JEANETTE FITZ... More...

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