GE-free Tasmania a shining example for NZ

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09 August 2019 The Soil & Health Association congratulates the Tasmanian government for extending its ban on genetically engineered organisms for another 10 years, until 2029. “Tasmanian producers see clear benefits of being GE-free, enjoying a good reputation and access to markets,” … Read More

Christmas comes early for the Organic Sector

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“This is an amazing Christmas present for the organic community and we’re delighted”, says Bailey Peryman, Co-Chairperson for the Soil & Health Association, welcoming the Government’s announcement to progress with a national standard for organic production next year. “People want clean, safe food, and are increasingly turning … Read More

EPA must reassess glyphosate and neonics

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Wednesday 17 October 2018 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Soil & Health Association is calling for an enquiry into the independence of New Zealand’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), following the EPA’s announcement of priority chemical reassessments for possible bans … Read More

Safe to eat? Not for kids!

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Media release for immediate release 5.6.18   Children are being exposed to a cocktail of pesticides every time they eat non-organic raisins and sultanas. The latest Total Diet Study, released by the Ministry for Primary Industries, showed residues of 26 … Read More

Save the bees – Ban neonics

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2 May 2018   The Soil & Health Association welcomes the Environmental Protection Authority’s announcement to review the use of neonicotinoid pesticides in New Zealand but wants them to act now and ban their use immediately.   The EPA’s announcement, … Read More

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