GM foods

GM Food Production Remains an American Inc Affair

GM food production continues to be a story of the Americas. In 2014, 99% of all GM food grown in 2014 was produced on the American continent …
11 February 2015|Topics: ,

New GM Foods Designed to Escape Regulation

A new generation of genetically modified (GM) foods is in the pipeline and if developers get their way, they won’t be labelled. In fact, they won’t be regulated at …
6 November 2013|Topics: , , ,

Over 80% Support the Requirement to Label GM Foods

Over 80% of New Zealanders believe the current requirement to label genetically modified foods should be retained, according to a Consumer Link poll. Just 10% believe the regulations should …
23 November 2011|Topics: , , , ,

Right to Choose GM Free Food on the Line with Free Trade Deal?

Will losing the right to choose GM free food be a price of the next and biggest free trade deal? The US has made clear that a priority for …
11 November 2011|Topics: , , ,

Will GM Free be Free Traded Away?

Will losing the right to choose GM Free food be a price of the next and biggest free trade deal? The US has made clear that …
10 November 2011|Topics: , , , ,

ESR Questions Safety of a GM Food – NZFSA Shops for “Updated” Advice

New Zealand’s food safety regulator ‘shopped’ for alternative advice when a report it had commissioned from ESR questioned the safety of a GM food. The original report by Dr Lou …
10 October 2008|Topics: , , ,

Credibility of Food Safety Regulation takes a Significant Hit

The credibility of New Zealand’s food safety regulation has taken a significant hit today with the approval of GM lysine corn as a human food. There were not just one …
20 December 2007|Topics: , , , ,

NZ Has Strong Grounds for Rejecting GM Lysine Corn Decision

New Zealand has strong grounds for rejecting the application to make GM lysine corn a legal food. Significant health risks remain untested and the credibility of New Zealand’s food …
9 October 2007|Topics: , , , ,

The Regulatory Response to GM Lysine Corn

New Zealand has strong grounds for rejecting the application to make GM lysine corn a legal food. Significant health risks remain untested and the credibility of New Zealand’s food …
9 October 2007|Topics: , , ,