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Govt call for Consumer Choice ignored by FSANZ

Wednesday, 13 September 2006, 8:56 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Soil & Health is appalled at the lack of consumer choice from Food Standards Australia New Zealand’s (FSANZ) mandatory folic acid fortification of bread Proposal released on Friday evening. More >>

Soil & Health Optimistic About Kedgley's Bill

Thursday, 13 April 2006, 9:50 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Soil & Health is optimistic that Sue Kedgley's Consumers Right to Know (Food Information) Bill drawn last week from the Parliamentary ballot will answer many of Soil & Health's food labelling concerns. More >>

Soil & Health Thrilled At Govt Investment

Tuesday, 21 March 2006, 10:21 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

On Monday the funding of $1.5 million to Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ) was announced by Trevor Mallard, as Mr Peters was announcing positive concern for organic exports in discussion of NZ's position on Living Modified Organisms (LMOs) at Biosafety ... More >>

Rod Donald Will Be Missed

Monday, 7 November 2005, 8:24 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil & Health Association of New Zealand is shocked and deeply saddened with the passing of Rod Donald. More >>

Soil and Health Represented At Organics NZ

Thursday, 3 November 2005, 10:43 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil and Health Association of New Zealand will be well represented at the launch of the organic sector group, Organics Aotearoa New Zealand in Wellington this Friday. More >>

Soil & Health Welcomes Anderton As Agri Minister

Friday, 21 October 2005, 9:13 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil & Health Association of New Zealand welcomes the appointment of Jim Anderton as Minister of Agriculture. More >>

Egg Exemptions and the Battery Barons

Monday, 21 March 2005, 10:19 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil and Health Association of New Zealand commends The New Zealand Food Safety Authority for cutting back on compliance for small scale egg producers. Soil and Health had previously urged Free Range egg lovers and producers to resist Wellington ... More >>

Govt urged to put serious money into organics

Wednesday, 9 March 2005, 9:32 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Soil & Health co-chair Steffan Browning is calling for the government to put serious money into organics. More >>

A Sad Christmas for Battery Hens

Thursday, 23 December 2004, 8:22 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil and Health Association of New Zealand is appalled at the further barbaric backward step announced by Agriculture Minister Jim Sutton, with the dropping of the 2023 ban on battery egg production. More >>

Pesticides in Organic Food

Monday, 20 December 2004, 10:07 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil and Health Association of New Zealand is recommending certified organic produce, juices and wine for this seasons festivities as the most pesticide free start to 2005. More >>

Soil & Health Urges Consumers To reduce Egg Buying

Tuesday, 21 September 2004, 9:49 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Soil and Health Association co-chair Steffan Browning is calling on consumers to reduce their egg buying until eggs are labelled according to production methods. More >>

Farm Gate Eggs Threatened

Monday, 30 August 2004, 2:10 pm | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil & Health Association is calling on Jim Sutton to save free range egg producers from ruin. The bureaucratic madness hoisted on humane egg production by the barbaric cage producers must be reversed, said Steffan Browning, Soil & Healths co-chair. More >>

Food Safety Study Hides the State of NZ Food

Tuesday, 15 June 2004, 8:59 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Food Safety Study Hides the State of NZ Food. Independent Study shows Most Foods Contain Pesticide Residues More >>

MAF urged to front up to GE contamination

Tuesday, 8 June 2004, 9:15 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil and Health Association of NZ is calling on the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) to remove the secrecy surrounding the measures it is taking to remove GE contaminated maize plantings. Soil and Health Co-chair Steffan Browning, says ... More >>

MAF should front up to GE contamination

Friday, 4 June 2004, 3:48 pm | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil and Health Association of NZ is calling on the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) to remove the secrecy surrounding the measures it is taking to remove GE contaminated maize plantings. More >>

Soil & Health Letter To MAF's Brett Sangster

Friday, 14 May 2004, 10:38 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil and Health Association is deeply disturbed at the consideration of allowing any GE contaminated crops to continue growing in the New Zealand environment, as well as harvesting any GE contaminated crops and further the consideration of then ... More >>

A Call For A Stop To Imports Of Sweet Corn Seed

Wednesday, 12 May 2004, 12:54 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Soil and Health Association of New Zealand is calling for a stop to imports of sweet corn seed until absolute certainty of nil GE contamination is achieved. More >>

Govt. Dodging Mainstream Media On GE Stance

Friday, 3 October 2003, 10:12 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

The Government seems keen to dodge mainstream media scrutiny of its attempts to defuse the mounting public outcry over its GE stance. More >>

Organic Sector GE Rally At Parliament Grounds

Tuesday, 16 September 2003, 8:29 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Today the Soil and Health Association of New Zealand is presenting all Members of Parliament in their morning mail a call on the Government to enshrine GE free production in law and reinstate the moratorium on GE release for another five years. More >>

Minister To Launch New Organic Certification Label

Thursday, 7 November 2002, 9:13 am | SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

New Zealanders will soon be able to buy organic fruit and vegetables grown from their own region but with the same quality assurances of internationally recognised certification labels. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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