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NZORD welcomes extra funds for transgenic research


NZORD welcomes extra funds for transgenic research

The New Zealand Organisation for Rare Disorders (NZORD) has welcomed news that AgResearch has secured significant extra funding for its transgenic cows research programme.In a media release issued... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3981

Australia traces Canadian stock imports

Australian quarantine authorities have been frantically contacting cattle producers who imported stock from Canada up until 1996.Spokesman Carson Creagh says they've all been found, and the cattle... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3980

NZFSA finds few beef products imported from Canada

An investigation by the New Zealand Food Safety Authority has revealed that few beef products are imported from Canada.The NZFSA began investigating what beef or beef related products are imported... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3979

Complementary medicine industry asked to account

The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) chair Dr Tricia Briscoe has called for tighter regulation of complementary medicines, in an oral submission to the Health Select Committee on 21 May.“As ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3978

More BSE herd tests in Canada

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says investigators will need at least a week to get test results back from the herdmates of a cow that tested positive for mad cow disease.A spokesperson for th... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3977

Sex-selection geneticist stirs controversy

A leading Hungarian geneticist has stirred controversy by advocating a technique for selecting the sex of babies in order to reverse the falling birth rate in this central European country. "The p... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3976

Plant protein find may have GE, pharmaceutical use

Australian scientists have isolated an unusually shaped protein that they say could produce major gains for multi-billion dollar-a-year crops and a breakthrough in pharmaceutical applications. Fir... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3975

Scientists to start sequencing canine genome

Following the decoding of bee and monkey genomes now nearing completion, US researchers in June plan to begin sequencing the genome of a dog on the long road to understanding the maze of human genetic... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3974

FSANZ seeks public comment on food code amendments

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) invites public comment on a number of possible changes to the Food Standards Code.Submissions should be received by FSANZ by 2 July 2003 or, in the cas... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3973

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