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PPL seeks to sell business

PPL seeks to sell business

The Scottish-based biotechnology company, PPL Therapeutics, has confirmed it is seeking to sell its business, including the transgenic sheep flock it is running in New Zealand.There have been ques... More...

Public unmoved by GE

Concern about genetic engineering features way down the list of problems facing New Zealand, the latest UMR Research survey reveals.When asked ‘what do you think is the most important problem faci... More...

Consumer trust in GM authority high, survey finds

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of genetically modified products plays an important part in public acceptance, according to a new poll conducted by the Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechno... More...

Govt's policy on GM tolerance chases rainbows

The Labour Government's policy of zero tolerance for adventitious presence of GM was exposed for the fraudulent sham it is at the Local Government & Environment Select Committee, ACT New Zealand Deput... More...

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