Posts tagged "Genetic Modification"

Farmers say we need to talk about GE

[03 September/The Country] Federated Farmers state that the steady progress AgResearch is making on field trials of environment-friendly GM ryegrass in the US should act as a push for NZ to get on with a mature national conversation about genetic modification. President Katie Milne stated that we’re currently side-lining a potential major tool that could...

New Zealanders divided over the safety of genetically modified food

[16 June/Stuff NZ] A new poll of 9000 New Zealanders reveals GM food is one our most divisive issues, with only 66 per cent of respondents agreeing GM food was safe to eat, and nearly 30 per cent saying it shouldn’t be sold here at all. New Zealand has a long history of debating GM...