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Commerce Commission investigates milk

Commerce Commission investigates milk

The Commerce Commission is investigating allegations by Fonterra that claims made by A2 Corporation about the dangers of A1 milk are false and misleading, and that the Corporation's products contain ... More...

Royal Society says monitor commercial GM crops

Long-term monitoring of the environmental impact of genetically modified crops must be introduced if commercial planting goes ahead in the UK, Britain's leading academic body has said. The Royal S... More...

$15m Govt investment in biotechnology

Minister of Research Science and Technology Pete Hodgson has announced a new fund to provide at least $15 million capital for investment in New Zealand's biotechnology sector, and to encourage more pr... More...

EU remains divided over co-existence

EU sources have been cited as saying that EU farm ministers remained divided over growing genetically modified crops alongside traditional produce, with Britain and Spain arguing that legislating on t... More...

Will GM issue cause reprise of Labour/Greens rift?

This time last year a rift opened between Labour and the Greens. It dogged them through the election campaign and docked votes from both, writes Colin James in the New Zealand Herald on 27 May. Fo... More...

British Medical Assn to update advice on GM foods

The British Medical Association is to change its advice on the health risks of genetically-modified foods after its Head of Science and Ethics said she had seen 'no evidence' that it posed a threat. ... More...

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