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Thursday, 25 July 2002, 1:01 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics are disappointed to see that the LSN has committed the very fault they attribute in their ad to "anti GE fanatics" - misinformation. More >>

GE food safety researchers use human volunteers

Wednesday, 24 July 2002, 1:48 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics raise concerns over the safety of genetically engineered foods following the results of new research. More >>

Scientific Research and Development

Wednesday, 24 July 2002, 11:31 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics ask, "What is government doing to keep our scientists in New Zealand?" More >>

The safety of GE foods questioned

Tuesday, 23 July 2002, 3:26 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics question the future safety of genetically engineered foods. The US National Academy of Sciences and the editors of Nature Biotechnology have warned that transgenic material engineered into crops ... More >>

PSRG Distressed At Reports Of GE Contaminated Corn

Thursday, 11 July 2002, 9:43 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics are distressed at reports of 178 hectares of Hawkes Bay being planted with contaminated Novartis Bt-11 corn seed. This is a frightening breach of New Zealand's bio-security. More >>

PSRG Urges Government To Think Before It Acts

Monday, 8 July 2002, 4:45 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics urge the government to look at the economics before releasing genetically engineered organisms (GEOs) into the NZ environment. More >>

Research Into Transgenic DNA Contamination Urged

Thursday, 4 July 2002, 2:53 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics endorse the call by the newly launched Sustainability Council of New Zealand to put in place of the current period of restraint a five-year moratorium on the release of genetically engineered organisms ... More >>

PSRG Urges Govt To Look At Alternatives To GE

Monday, 1 July 2002, 10:49 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics urge the New Zealand government to look more seriously at the alternatives to growing genetically engineered (GE) food crops. More >>

PSRG Urges Stricter Labelling Laws For GE Foods

Thursday, 27 June 2002, 11:25 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics urge the government to strengthen New Zealand labelling laws on genetically engineered foods (GEFs) to protect the health of its citizens. More >>

PSRG Urges NZ To Look At Research Into Foods

Tuesday, 25 June 2002, 10:00 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics urge the New Zealand government to look at setting up independent research into the safety and nutritional value of foods: genetically engineered and irradiated foods, and conventionally and organically ... More >>

PSRG Urges Extensive Research On Food Safety

Monday, 24 June 2002, 9:48 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics ask the New Zealand government to set up research into GE food safety. To date there has been little independent testing of GE foods. More >>

Tony Blair Government backtracks on GE

Tuesday, 4 June 2002, 5:58 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

One can't help stifling a reflexive yawn at the latest UK headlines that the Blair Government is backtracking on GE.(1) One wonders just how long it takes for information to sink down through the clay of government bureaucracy. Jeanette Fitzsimons might ... More >>

Assignment Programme

Monday, 12 November 2001, 11:31 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientist for Responsible Genetics (PSRG) are disappointed that the recent major Assignment programme dealing with Genetic Engineering was "another industry media PR exercise." This is an infringement of the public's right to ... More >>

Physicians Group Endorses Food Labelling Stand

Tuesday, 30 October 2001, 9:52 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics (PSRG) endorse the recent stand of European Union members France, Austria, Denmark, Greece and Luxembourg. More >>

Scientists And Physicians Call For Caution On GE

Monday, 29 October 2001, 2:19 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

PSRG today presented to Parliament an Open Letter endorsed by prominent New Zealand physicians and scientists, and prominent overseas scientists. The public were also given a means to voice their concerns. Over 700 signatories signed PSRG's Open Letter. More >>

GE: Open Letter to the NZ Government

Thursday, 25 October 2001, 3:49 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Urgent! The NZ government will make its decision on Monday 29th as to whether or not it extends the moratorium on the release of GE organisms into the environment and on field trials. More >>

Transgenic Crops

Wednesday, 24 October 2001, 3:44 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics (PSRG) note the annual survey of the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications. ISAAA claims transgenic crop acreages will increase 10% this year and farmers have embraced ... More >>

Transgenic Bt crops

Tuesday, 23 October 2001, 3:35 pm | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics note that the US Environmental Protection Agency has approved genetically engineered Bt crops for a further seven years. More >>

GE Liability

Friday, 19 October 2001, 10:23 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics (PSRG) are gratified that attention has been drawn to the need for liability in respect of genetically engineered organisms (GEOs). This was not specified by the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification and, ... More >>

Moratorium on GEOs

Friday, 19 October 2001, 10:19 am | Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics

Physicians and Scientists for Responsible Genetics (PSRG) call on the government to freeze all releases of genetically engineered organisms into the environment, including field trials. Such an action would appropriately reflect the Recommendations ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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