GM contamination

GM Contamination No Reason to Lift Zero Tolerance Policy

The Government is expected to confirm today that a crop of East Coast maize was GM-contaminated. If so, what does this mean? It means that the stricter seed import requirements …

Taxpayers Should not pay for GM Seed Contamination

“Liability for GM contamination must remain with those who import or use GM seed and not be passed to the taxpayer” said Sustainability Council executive director, Simon Terry. He was …

Key GMO Issues Remain Unanswered

“Providing more flexibility over how GMOs are released is prudent but does not address the real questions raised by GM release” said Sustainability Council Executive Director, Simon Terry. A government …

Government Too Slow to Protect Against GM Maize

“Government is shown to have again acted too late in the face of a clear exposure to GM contamination” said Sustainability Council Executive Director, Simon Terry. “It was only 8 …
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GM Contamination “Inevitable” if NZ Adopts GM Agriculture

There is mounting evidence that New Zealand cannot have it both ways on GM agriculture. That it cannot grow GM crops in some areas and leave others reliably GM free, …