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GM policy must be aimed at consumer choice – AEBC

Published: Wed 26 Nov 2003 05:42 PM
GM policy must be aimed at consumer choice – AEBC
Government policy on the co-existence of GM and other crops must be aimed at consumer choice, according to a report published today. The Agriculture and Environment Biotechnology Commission, w... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5406
GM report unlikely to help UK Govt , critics say
Britain's chief policy advisor on genetically modified (GM) food and crops has failed in a long-awaited report to agree on key issues governing any future of the technology, making tougher a governmen... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5405
UK advisors divided over GM issues
UK Government advisers on genetically modified crops have called for rules to prevent contamination of neighbouring farms if they are widely introduced. The committee, which contains opponents and... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5404
US biotech patenting Bill draws near
The United States Patent Office would be barred from issuing patents on human organisms, such as genetically engineered embryos, under an agreement reached by lawmakers Monday. Republican Dave... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5407
GM battle lines drawn before trial results out
As the UK Government's advisers on GM crops meet today to discuss the results of the GM farm trials, advocates on both sides of the GM propaganda war should be hanging their heads in shame, Lord Rober... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5408
Need to overcome anti-GM hysteria, Potrykus says
If Ingo Potrykus had his way, opponents of genetically engineered crops would stand trial in an international court.Dr Potrykus, the man who invented a rice that has been genetically altered to ca... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5410
Victoria appoints GM reviewer
The Victorian Government has appointed an independent reviewer to advise whether the state should allow commercial planting of genetically modified canola.Victoria is currently holding a 12-month ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5413
Biotech corn approved in US
Monsanto Canada announced today that it has received full regulatory clearance for YieldGard Plus corn technology in the United States, following recent similar clearance in Canada.Regulatory clea... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5411

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