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OGTR issues licence for GM grapevines


OGTR issues licence for GM grapevines

Decision on issuing a licence for application DIR 031/2002 The Gene Technology Regulator (the Regulator) has made a decision to issue a licence in respect of the Commonwealth Scientific ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4163

FDA says more regs for GM food unnecessary

Genetically engineered foods from crops that have already been reviewed and approved by two government agencies shouldn't have to jump through a third regulatory hoop at the Food and Drug Administrati... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4162

GE grass good news for hayfever sufferers

Scientists in Australia have developed genetically engineered grass that could ease the woes of hayfever sufferers. The GE hypoallergenic grass has been altered so it lacks two common hayfever all... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4161

GE-Free NZ clutching at straws

Clinical trials involving any food product are extremely difficult, if not impossible, to do. Therefore they could not produce meaningful results the Chairman of the Life Sciences Network Dr William ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4159

US doctors approve cloning for research purposes

The American Medical Association on Tuesday endorsed cloning for research purposes, saying it is medically ethical but allowing doctors who oppose the practice to refuse to perform it. Policymakin... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4158

Stem cell research a step closer in NSW

Research involving human embryos moved a step closer in NSW last night after a historic conscience vote in the state's lower house of parliament. In the second free vote inside four weeks, the Leg... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4156

FDA says no evidence biotech food unsafe

Because of its increased precision over traditional forms of genetic modification, bioengineering increases the predictability that a trait introduced into a food would be desirable and reduces the ri... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4155

NSW puts GE crops moratorium in place

The New South Wales Parliament has passed a bill imposing a three-year moratorium on the growing of genetically modified food crops. The main effect of the bill will be to delay the planting of Au... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4154

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