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RMA clauses still in biotech Bill

Controversial RMA clauses still in biotech Bill

The controversial clauses that forced this week's embarrassing Government back down on the RMA must now be removed from the New Organisms and Other Matters Bill, according to the National Party."T... More...

Budget support for industry taskforce work

Government has set aside $110 million over four years to respond to the recommendations from the four sector taskforces established for Biotechnology, Design, Screen Production and Information and Com... More...

Network applauds ethical Government decision

The New Zealand Government deserves praise rather than condemnation for the stance it has taken on the US case to the World Trade Organisation, the Chairman of the Life Sciences Network, Dr William Ro... More...

GE action burns our European bridges

New Zealand's new-found closer relationship with Europe is under threat as a result of the Government's decision to align itself with the US-led move to impose GE food and crops on European consumers,... More...

Dunne: Green lunacy at work again

Green Party knee-jerk criticism of the Government's decision to support an international case challenging the five-year European ban on GM foods was typical Green lunacy, United Future leader Peter Du... More...

Drumming up the campaign against GE canola

The following story was circulated today by the GeneEthics Network in Australia. A MUST SEE ON SBS TV THIS WEEK INSIGHT, Thursday May 15 at 8.30pm on SBS Television... More...

Russian scientists assert 'GM food safe'

'The danger from genetically modified (GM) food is a nonexistent threat which is used by unprincipled politicians to scare an ignorant population,' believes Konstantin Skryabin, the director of the Bi... More...

GE rice could free diabetics from injections

Japanese laboratories have developed rice plants that could free serious diabetes patients from regular insulin injections by promoting their own bodies' production of the key hormone. The genet... More...

NZ supports pro-GM case against Europe

On-line news service Stuff says New Zealand's decision to join a World Trade Organisation (WTO) disputes case against the European Union (EU) over its refusal to open its market to genetically enginee... More...

GE becomes focus of Parliamentary question time

Biotechnology regulation and New Zealand’s support for the United State’s WTO case against Europe’s ban on GE food imports were two highlights of yesterday’s parliamentary question time. Prime Ministe... More...

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