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Make a case to ERMA on GE onions, GE-Free NZ!

Make a case to ERMA on GE onions, GE-Free NZ!

Claims that GE onions will have negative health effects should be submitted to the Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA) along with the detailed scientific studies which support the assertion... More...

Support for lifting of moratorium is growing

New research by Colmar Brunton for TV-One News shows that public support for the end of the moratorium on applications for commercial release of GM organisms is growing, says the Chairman of the Life ... More...

GE onions application should be withdrawn

The GE onions proposed in an application to ERMA could risk increasing disease including cancer because of the bacteria used to engineer them. This application should be withdrawn until sufficient sci... More...

Hold biotech company liable - GE Free NZ

Revelations that 400 hectares of corn planted in Italy has been found to be GE-contaminated, again highlights the urgent need for biotech companies to be held liable for contaminating other crops. ... More...

Ovita close to delivering value to owners

Newsroom says the biotechnology consortium Ovita says it is getting close to its goal of delivering profit-generating research to farmers.Ovita is a three-way joint venture between the Meat and Wo... More...

Input into crucial reproduction bill is essential

Writing in the NZ Herald Green MP Sue Kedgley says a bill now before Parliament would establish New Zealand as one of the most permissive countries in the world for assisted human reproductive technol... More...

Reduce global warming through soil tillage changes

The world's food producing soils could become a major weapon in the war on global warming, say leading soil scientists due to meet in Australia tomorrow.Farmers switching to advanced tillage syste... More...

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