New GE onions trial a waste of resources

posted in: GE, GM, Media Releases

Crop & Food’s application for a new, riskier field trial of genetically engineered (GE) onions, plus shallots, spring onions, garlic and leeks is a waste of resources and expertise and will receive widespread public opposition, according to the Soil & … Read More

Food safety review lacks true independence

posted in: Food, Media Releases

Soil & Health is concerned that the review of some New Zealand Food Safety Authority’s (NZFSA) decisions including A1-A2 milk, artificial sweetener aspartame and campylobacter, lacks the independence required. “In a fox in charge of the henhouse scenario, the NZFSA … Read More

GE brassica planting possibly illegal

posted in: GE, GM, Media Releases

Soil & Health is alarmed that Crop & Food has planted genetically engineered brassicas ahead of the March 31 Wellington High Court appeal against the ERMA decision granting permission last year. The appeal by GE Free NZ was joined by … Read More

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