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Committee calls for more submissions on HART Bill

Committee calls for more submissions on HART Bill

The Parliamentary Health Select Committee has made a further call for submissions on the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill and the Assisted Human Reproduction Bill.The committee is parti... More...

Deer Industry asked to preserve opportunity

The Deer Industry has spent the last week considering proposals for the industry to support an extension of the moratorium on applications for the release of genetically modified organisms, and will b... More...

Biotenz News Update - 29 May 2003

The latest Biotenz News Update has been posted to the Biotenz website:Index MoRST Biotechnology Strategy Released $15m For Investment In Biotechnology Minister Heads to Euro... More...

Researchers silence disease causing gene

Genes come in pairs, one copy from each parent. In some genetic conditions, inheriting one bad, or mutant, gene copy from either is sufficient to cause disease. University of Iowa (UI) researchers... More...

A2 Corp stands by claims

The A2 Corporation says it welcomes the Commerce Commission inquiry into the purity of its milk and it stands by its statements concerning possible health risks associated with the beta-casein A1 prot... More...

Grocery Assn submission on GM-Free labelling

The New Zealand Grocery Marketers Association (Inc) has made a submission to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs on the Voluntary GM-Free Labelling Discussion Paper.The Association’s member companies... More...

LSN submission on voluntary GE-Free labelling

The Life Sciences Network (LSN) has today made a submission to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs on the Discussion Paper on Voluntary GM-Free Labelling.The submission comprises 14 points, including... More...

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