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Ag Minister warns against ignoring GM crops

Published: Thu 31 Jul 2003 05:15 PM
Ag Minister warns against ignoring GM crops
Australian Agriculture Minister Warren Truss has warned that Australian cannot afford to ignore genetically modified crops.Truss also called for state and territory governments to lift any tempora... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4399
FAO provides new biotech info resource
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nation's (FAO) Crop and Grassland Service is developing Crop Biotech Bites, an on-line information tool containing a series of short articles, desig... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4398
LSN welcomes opportunity to debate moratorium
The Life Sciences Network welcomes the opportunity for Parliament to debate the merits of the moratorium on GE which will arise from the Green Party’s private member’s Bill.“There’s a sense in whi... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4396
Green Bill would freeze GE moratorium for 5 years
Green MP Ian Ewen-Street has entered a private members' bill into today's ballot that would extend the moratorium on the commercial release of genetically modified material until 31 October, 2008.... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4395
GM canola risk to wheat exports, AWB says
Australia's monopoly wheat exporter says it risks losing markets through commercial production of genetically modified canola.AWB Limited is concerned the supply chain can't guarantee segregation,... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4394

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