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Syngenta appears before corn committee


Syngenta appears before corn committee

The Australian head of an international firm whose imported seed is at the centre of the "Corngate" inquiry has told of his astonishment at learning that the original tests that triggered the GM-conta... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4801

NZ food labelling laws 'sanest in the world'

Walk into your local supermarket with a typical weekly shopping list and you’ve got about as much chance of guaranteeing your groceries are 100 percent GM-free as you have of finding a pack of free-ra... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4798

GE under the microscope

The ethics of genetic engineering will be addressed at a public seminar at Waikato University on Thursday, 25 September 2003.The seminar will also be video-conferenced via the Coronet network to t... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4797

Still no evidence GE food harmful, Minister says

PQs: Question 7 - Genetically Modified Foods-Labelling(uncorrected transcript-subject to correction and further editing)7. SUE KEDGLEY (Green) to the Minister for Food Safety: What prog... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4794

Minister confirms commitment to biotech sector

PQs: Question 11 - Biotechnology Strategy-Research and Business(uncorrected transcript-subject to correction and further editing)11. Dr PAUL HUTCHISON (NZ National-Port Waikato) to the ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4793

DNA analysis reveals cancer clues

Researchers in the United States have developed one of the most sensitive, comprehensive, and robust methods that now exists for profiling the genetic basis of cancer and other diseases. The metho... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4792

Sconz should read NOOM Bill, Minister says

The Sustainability Council is wrong to claim that the government has postponed co-existence work and that this will lead to an officially tolerated presence of genetically modified material, Environme... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4790

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Onetai Station: Overseas Investment Office Puts Ceol & Muir On Notice

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has issued a formal warning to Ceol & Muir and its owners, Argentinian brothers Rafael and Federico Grozovsky, for failing to provide complete and accurate information when they applied to buy Onetai Station in 2013. More>>

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Tomorrow, The UN: Feds President Takes Reins At World Farming Body

Federated Farmers president Dr William Rolleston has been appointed acting president of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) at a meeting in Geneva overnight. More>>

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I Sing The Highway Electric: Charge Net NZ To Connect New Zealand

BMW is turning Middle Earth electric after today announcing a substantial contribution to the charging network Charge Net NZ. This landmark partnership will enable Kiwis to drive their electric vehicles (EVs) right across New Zealand through the installation of a fast charging highway stretching from Kaitaia to Invercargill. More>>

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Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>

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Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>

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Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

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