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ERMA seeks to fill Nga Kaihautu vacancies

ERMA seeks to fill Nga Kaihautu vacancies

The Environment Risk Management Authority has gone public in its search for nominees for the two vacant positions on its Maori Advisory group Nga Kaihautu Tikanga Taiao.Ngâ Kaihautû repo... More...

OGTR invites submissions on GM grapevines

Australia’s Gene Technology Regulator has issued an invitation for public comment on the risk assessment and risk management plan for limited and controlled release of GM grapevines in to the environm... More...

MAF amends import requirements for cotton seed

MAF has taken a pre-emptive step to ensure that future imports of cotton seed comply with the provisions of the HSNO Act.On 1 May MAF Biosecurity made a minor amendment to the import requirements ... More...

Will we reap what biopharming sows?

Common crop plants such as corn and tobacco increasingly are being programmed with recombinant DNA techniques to produce high-value-added pharmaceuticals, a process dubbed 'biopharming', writes Henry ... More...

EC pushes for increased R&D investment Boosting research investment by 2010 to match the expenditure of global competitors is a top priority for the European Commission, says Andrew Scott of The The latest step toward the go... More...

Biotenz News Update - 1 May 2003

The Biotenz News Update has been posted to the Biotenz website Index A2 Milk On Sale NZFSA Calls In Independent Expert Dairy Foods Keeping Open Mind On A2 Reminders... More...

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