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LSN "Corngate" Edition: August 26, 2003

"Corngate" inquiry continues - TV3 in trouble with PM over "Corngate" report - Corngate coverage 'simply not good enough' - PM defends 'Corngate' phone call

"Corngate" inquiry continues

Environment Ministry officials today continued to hold their line that there has never been an allowable level of genetically engineered (GE) contamination in corn. Ministry chief executive Barry ...


TV3 in trouble with PM over "Corngate" report

TV3 is again in trouble with Prime Minister Helen Clark over its coverage of the "Corngate" affair. Miss Clark's brother-in-law, Crop and Food Research scientist Allan Hardacre, yesterday appeared...


Corngate coverage 'simply not good enough'

I despair sometimes, I really do, Russell Brown writes today in Hard News."We heard yesterday from the Corngate select committee inquiry that the Prime Minister consulted her brother-in-law, a cro...


PM defends 'Corngate' phone call

Prime Minister Helen Clark has defended phoning her brother-in-law, scientist Allan Hardacre, to get advice on a Gisborne corn crop suspected of being contaminated with genetically modified material....


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