GE feed the cause of contaminated milk?

posted in: GE, GM, Health, Media Releases

Genetically engineered stock feed could be the biggest culprit in the Clostridium botulinum contamination that caused the recent recall of some Fonterra dairy products, according to the Soil & Health Association. “New Zealand dairy cattle are eating more and more … Read More

Polluted waterways pose threat to children

posted in: Health, Media Releases, Water

Soil & Health – Organic NZ supports Pesticide Action Network’s call for an immediate reassessment of chlorpryifos, a dangerous aerially sprayed pesticide that is polluting New Zealand waterways. A recently published scientific study from the University of Otago found traces … Read More

Monsanto Drops New GE Crops in Europe

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In a major victory for health, democracy and the environment, seed and chemical company Monsanto has announced its withdrawal of applications for new genetically engineered crops in Europe. For over a decade consumers and governments have opposed GE crops being … Read More

GE crops fail to deliver food to the hungry

posted in: Food, GE, Media Releases

New research from University of Canterbury researchers proves that genetically engineered crops have lower yields and use more pesticides than GE-free crops. The research, led by Professor Jack Heinemann, compared North American staple crop production to Western Europe over the past fifty years. The … Read More

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