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Green Man's Bluff

Green Man's Bluff

Green Party co-leaders are confusing the public with inconsistent messages on their GE `bottom line', ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader Ken Shirley said today."At the last election the Greens clearly ... More...

Greens would deny opportunity & choice

The Green Party is wrong when it claims New Zealanders will lose the right to choose to eat and grow GE-free products later this year, Chairman of the Life Sciences Network Dr William Rolleston said t... More...

ABC clarifies ActionAid's anti-GM claims

The UK-based Agricultural Biotechnology Council (ABC) has issued an official statement in response to the report "GM Crops - Going Against the Grain" released by the social activist group, ActionAid.... More...

Costa Rica takes balanced approach to biotech

The Costa Rican government has thus far sidestepped pressure from biotech opponents to restrict commercialization of bioengineered foods.Blessed with a favorable climate, Costa Rica is the site of... More...

Greens set GE strategy

The New Zealand Herald says the Green Party will take its opposition to genetic engineering direct to the public as the end of the moratorium on commercial release looms but, says political reporter K... More...

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