GE-free Tasmania a shining example for NZ

posted in: GE, Media Releases

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

posted in: Food, Health, Organics

“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

posted in: Media Releases

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!

posted in: Media Releases

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

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