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Ag Minister warns against ignoring GM crops


Ag Minister warns against ignoring GM crops

Australian Agriculture Minister Warren Truss has warned that Australian cannot afford to ignore genetically modified crops.Truss also called for state and territory governments to lift any tempora... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4399

FAO provides new biotech info resource

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nation's (FAO) Crop and Grassland Service is developing Crop Biotech Bites, an on-line information tool containing a series of short articles, desig... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4398

LSN welcomes opportunity to debate moratorium

The Life Sciences Network welcomes the opportunity for Parliament to debate the merits of the moratorium on GE which will arise from the Green Party’s private member’s Bill.“There’s a sense in whi... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4396

Green Bill would freeze GE moratorium for 5 years

Green MP Ian Ewen-Street has entered a private members' bill into today's ballot that would extend the moratorium on the commercial release of genetically modified material until 31 October, 2008.... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4395

GM canola risk to wheat exports, AWB says

Australia's monopoly wheat exporter says it risks losing markets through commercial production of genetically modified canola.AWB Limited is concerned the supply chain can't guarantee segregation,... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4394

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