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Genetically engineered corn - is it safe?

Friday, 7 April 2006, 11:07 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Genetically engineered corn - is it safe? New studies run over several years each confirmed concerns about the commercialisation of corn genetically engineered with Cry toxins.1,2,3 One study monitored the quantity of Cry toxins in a variety of genetically ... More >>

NZ's Exporters Sent Warning by Internatl. Protests

Friday, 7 April 2006, 11:00 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

New Zealand food manufacturers and primary-producers must protect the integrity of their production-systems and monitor the source of all ingredients if they want to continue to export quality food to the world. More >>

Letter to PM on genetically engineered organisms

Thursday, 6 April 2006, 2:56 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

PSRG calls your attention to 8 April 2006, designated the day to inform people and to demonstrate public concern about genetically engineered organisms (GEOs). More >>

PSRG release Open Letter to Govt on GEOs

Friday, 17 October 2003, 11:15 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics today released an Open Letter to the New Zealand Government requiring the reinstatement of the Moratorium. More >>

Letter: Dr Peter Wills to Dr Stuart McCutcheon

Wednesday, 15 October 2003, 10:50 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

As the alleged inspirer of the now infamous Madge billboard and as a scientist I reply to your assertion, reported in yesterday's NZ Herald, that GM protestors are making unscientific claims such as the implication that women might be genetically ... More >>

New GE legislation: corrupted at its foundations

Wednesday, 15 October 2003, 10:44 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

The Report of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification (RCGM) is corrupted by bias in favour of pro-GE industry. The RCGM failed to uphold proper norms of conduct at its hearings.Potentially false claims made by the Report of the RCGM must be clarified. More >>

Call for Ministers to Visit Countries Growing GE

Thursday, 9 October 2003, 3:54 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics endorse the Green Party's call for Ministers to visit Canada, and encourage them to visit Argentina as well. More >>

GE: Physicians and Scientists OPen Letter To Govt

Monday, 29 September 2003, 8:57 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics has launched an Open Letter to Government requiring the reinstatement of the Moratorium on the release of Genetically Engineered Organisms (GEOs) into the New Zealand environment by amending the NOOM ... More >>

GE Policy and Science since the Royal Commission

Wednesday, 24 September 2003, 4:47 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Genetic Engineering Policy and Science since the Royal Commission: No Resolution of Problems in Sight - Report Executive Summary More >>

No Resolution of Problems in Sight

Wednesday, 24 September 2003, 4:43 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

PSRG today released research by Dr Peter Wills which analyses relevant new evidence that has appeared since the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification (RCGM) delivered its report. More >>

PSRG calls for reinstatement of the GE Moratorium

Wednesday, 17 September 2003, 8:46 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

PSRG has called for the reinstatement of the moratorium on the release of genetically engineered organisms (GEOs) into the NZ environment. More >>

Remit from Rural Women

Friday, 6 June 2003, 9:33 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

PSRG support the remit passed by Rural Women opposing the removal of the moratorium on genetic engineering in October. More >>

Ignoring The Evidence - Again.

Monday, 12 May 2003, 12:35 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

No matter how many scientist's warnings are given to this government a blind persistence to release these formidable and unwanted novel organisms into the New Zealand environment will go ahead. The misinterpretation of the recent NZ-taxpayer-funded BERL report, ... More >>

New Organisms Bill Select Committee

Thursday, 8 May 2003, 9:14 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

PSRG is extremely disturbed that Jeanette Fitzsimons is not on the Parliamentary Select Committee that is to consider the New Organisms Bill. Ms Fitzsimons is without doubt the most knowledgeable Member of Parliament in regard to genetic engineering ... More >>

New Reports on GE Crops

Thursday, 19 September 2002, 8:33 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics applaud the independent report released this week by the UK Soil Association (SA). More >>

Keeping Science Honest

Tuesday, 20 August 2002, 3:04 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics urge more honest reporting and debate on genetic engineering biotechnology. PR-speak and the pushing of corporate profits are disguising the real issues. More >>

Testing of Imported Seed

Sunday, 18 August 2002, 10:48 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics commend MAF for incinerating imported seed contaminated with genetically engineered organisms (GEOs). More >>

New MAF Testing Of Imported Seed

Friday, 2 August 2002, 11:20 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics welcomes cautiously the new testing regime proposed by MAF for imported sweet corn, maize, canola and soybean seed. More >>

In Support of John Hamilton

Monday, 29 July 2002, 3:48 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Our commercial tomato grower is absolutely correct in his "A Small Grower's Perspective On GE Dangers." The one factor which is carefully hidden from public view is that, contrary to the propaganda we're fed, it is an imprecise technology. ... More >>

GE Crops Moratorium

Thursday, 25 July 2002, 4:07 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics would like to reassure the public on the effect of the proposed extension of the GE crops moratorium, in the face of an emotive media campaign by the Life Sciences Network. More >>

 

 

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