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Select Committee reports on NOOM Bill

Select Committee reports on NOOM Bill

Parliament’s Education and Science Select Committee has declined to recommend extending the moratorium on genetic modification (GM), saying this was outside the scope of its inquiry into the New Organ... More...

NZ biotech firm receives Govt & industry backing

World-leading diabetes treatments will continue to be developed in New Zealand by Auckland biotechnology company, Protemix, which has just received a $2 million underwrite by Investment New Zealand.... More...

ERMA ready for the challenge

The Environmental Risk Management Authority has restructured and increased its resources to deal with the challenges ahead according to a story carried by Newstalk ZB.The radio station says Parlia... More...

Trust the regulators on GM

Later this week the Education and Science Select Committee will report back to Parliament following its consideration of the New Organisms and Other Matters Bill 2003. This is the penultimate legislat... More...

WTO agrees to examine GM trade barriers

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has agreed to examine complaints about European restrictions on genetically modified organisms (GMOs), trade officials in Geneva have said. The complaints - ... More...

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