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Wellington's Air To Be Poisoned Sunday & Monday

Sunday, 24 February 2008, 5:01 pm | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Soil & Health has been told by the Greater Wellington Regional Council that log fumigation using methyl bromide is to be carried out this weekend at Port Wellington. More >>

NZFSA Used in Aspartame Propaganda

Monday, 10 September 2007, 9:48 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

“The Soil & Health Association is appalled that Japanese aspartame manufacturer Ajinomoto is using statements by the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) in promotional material that supports poor research to medical professionals,” said ... More >>

Landcorp Behind the Times on Organics

Monday, 3 September 2007, 4:45 pm | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Landcorp's resistance to organic production flies in the face of truth, sustainability and competitive advantage, according to Soil & Health Association spokesperson Steffan Browning. More >>

Aspartame: an inconvenient truth

Monday, 6 August 2007, 11:36 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Groups campaigning about the dangers of the artificial sweetener aspartame are disappointed that the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) is shooting the messenger rather than listening to the message. More >>

Soil & Health Applauds Pause on High Lysine Corn

Monday, 6 August 2007, 9:35 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Soil & Health applauds Food Safety Minister Annette King’s pause on the approval of a GE animal feed corn (LY038), engineered to produce high amounts of lysine for maximum weight gain in pigs and chickens. Monsanto is seeking approval for its appearance ... More >>

Therapeutics Campaign Needs to Push Further

Tuesday, 17 July 2007, 11:58 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The success of the community in stalling the Therapeutic Products and Medicines Bill needs to be extended to rolling back Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) decisions allowing risky additives in food, according to the Soil & Health Asociation. More >>

Activist's visit a natural sweetener

Friday, 13 July 2007, 10:36 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Soil & Health Association of New Zealand (Est. 1941) Publishers of ORGANIC NZ 13 July 2007 Therapeutic Products and Medicines Bill's demise would be sweeter with the demise of Aspartame. United States veteran Aspartame activist Betty Martini's ... More >>

Picton’s Toxic Gas Use Lacks Consent

Thursday, 21 June 2007, 1:59 pm | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Methyl bromide fumigation at ports around New Zealand needs urgent reassessment, following the Marlborough District Council’s refusal to require their Port Company to apply for resource consent to discharge the toxic gas to the Picton environment ... More >>

EU Contamination Gives NZ Market Gain

Friday, 15 June 2007, 2:06 pm | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

EU acceptance of GE contamination in all crops, gives New Zealand a real opportunity and point of difference in the world as a GE Free crop producer, according to Soil & Health. More >>

EU Contamination Gives NZ Market Gain

Thursday, 14 June 2007, 11:43 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

EU acceptance of GE contamination in all crops, gives New Zealand a real opportunity and point of difference in the world as a GE Free crop producer, according to Soil & Health. More >>

Organic Means Certified Organic

Wednesday, 23 May 2007, 12:06 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Soil & Health is celebrating that the Fair Trading Act is being interpreted to mean that products called organic should be certified organic, following the release last night of Food Standards Australia New Zealand’s Review Report, again recommending ... More >>

Dinosaurs Must Stop Robbing Sustainability Budgets

Friday, 18 May 2007, 10:21 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Soil & Health Association of New Zealand (Est. 1941) Publishers of ORGANIC NZ 18 May 2007 MAF Dinosaurs Must Stop Robbing Sustainability Budgets. More >>

Withdraw GE and apologise FSANZ

Monday, 19 March 2007, 11:26 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Soil & Health wants a ban on seed imports of alfalfa, soy, corn & maize, as well as GE foodstuffs, from the USA and other GE producing countries, following shonky environmental and food safety appraisals by overseas agencies coming to light. More >>

Ban breast cancer pesticide

Wednesday, 31 January 2007, 9:47 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

A pesticide that has been linked to breast cancer needs to be banned, say several community groups. The pesticide, endosulfan, is already banned in at least 20 countries. More >>

NZ's Slide into Dirty Food Technologies

Monday, 22 January 2007, 10:30 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil & Health Association wants 2007 to be the year that New Zealand confirms its Clean Green image and snaps the crown agencies out of the slide into the unsustainable and unwanted activities of GE and animal cloning. More >>

Clean Green NZ doesn't need dirty sweet corn.

Tuesday, 5 December 2006, 9:27 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Soil & Health Association of New Zealand (Est. 1941) Publishers of ORGANIC NZ 3 December 2006 Clean Green NZ doesn't need dirty sweet corn. Following the latest GE seed border incursion, the Soil and Health Association of New Zealand is once ... More >>

Clean Green NZ doesn't need dirty sweet corn.

Monday, 4 December 2006, 9:56 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Following the latest GE seed border incursion, the Soil and Health Association of New Zealand is once again calling for a stop to imports of sweet corn and maize seed, until absolute certainty of nil GE contamination is achieved. More >>

Vision of NZ As World's First Sustainable Nation

Sunday, 29 October 2006, 1:31 pm | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil & Health Association congratulates Prime Minister Helen Clark for the vision of New Zealand being the world's first truly sustainable nation. Yesterday at the Labour Party Conference the Prime Minister asked, "Why shouldn't New ... More >>

An organic exemption from folic?

Friday, 27 October 2006, 10:50 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil & Health Association is thrilled that there is to be a review of the decision to mandatorily fortify bread with folic acid. More >>

Bread Fortification Decision Is Unjust

Friday, 20 October 2006, 10:27 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Bread Fortification Decision Is Unjust The NO CHOICE mandatory fortification of all bread with synthetic folic acid to 4,000,000 people to prevent just 8* neural tube defect pregnancies is unjust. There has been NO nationwide campaign to explain the ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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