Childhood obesity plan a fat lot of good

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The government’s Childhood Obesity Plan doesn’t go nearly far enough to address the alarming increase in childhood obesity, according to the Soil & Health Association.   “There are some commendable actions in this plan, but the rise of obesity in … Read More

Conflict of interest for new EPA head

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The new head of the Environmental Protection Agency has been an open advocate of genetic engineering, and therefore has a conflict of interest when it comes to looking after the environment, says the Soil & Health Association.   Dr Allan … Read More

Our democratic right to be GE-free

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Media release from the Soil & Health Association and GE Free Northland One of the most important Environment Court decisions this year is the finding that councils can control the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) under the Resource Management … Read More

GE or not GE? A victory for democracy

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New Zealanders can take heart that it is now confirmed that regional councils have the right to make planning decisions about the outdoor use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in their regions. Environment Court Judge Newhook determined yesterday that there … Read More

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