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Ratepayers Refuse To Pay For GMO Damage

Tuesday, 12 February 2013, 9:03 am | Jon Muller

Ratepayers Refuse To Pay For GMO Damage Two thirds of Auckland residents want local council protection against risks of GMOs, according to a council survey. Ratepayers do not want to pay for damage and support council having local regulations that ensure ... More >>

GE Red Apple Scientists Pipped At The Post

Tuesday, 3 May 2011, 3:09 pm | Jon Muller

GE Red Apple Scientists Pipped At The Post Plant and Food scientists working on a GE red apple have been pipped to the post by the commercial launch of the RedLove variety of apple. The RedLove apple is the work of Swiss researcher Markus Kobelt, ... More >>

Nasty Surprises in GE Pine Trees

Thursday, 16 December 2010, 10:23 am | Jon Muller

The Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA) has ignored important lessons from previous bio-security failures in its latest approval, creating a long term economic risk to the country. The approval of field trials of GE pine trees in New ... More >>

Explosion Threatens Monsanto Heartlands France

Saturday, 2 May 2009, 2:44 pm | Jon Muller

Superweeds are plaguing high-tech Monsanto crops in southern US states, driving farmers to use more herbicides, return to conventional crops or even abandon their farms. More >>

GE Onion Approval Is Bad Science and Bad Business

Sunday, 30 November 2008, 3:08 pm | Jon Muller

The ERMA decision on GMF06002 gives Crop and Food a 10 year approval. This is highly concerning given the failure of the previous field test which was de-commissioned in May this year. More >>

Seed Purity Laws Vital to Protect NZ's Future

Monday, 1 November 2004, 1:12 pm | Jon Muller

Stronger legislation to protect the supply of pure seed for agriculture is vital to New Zealand's future. The New Zealand government should also be supporting other nations to create a global system to protect the integrity of seed supply. This should ... More >>