August, 2011

The GM food debate is nonsense

, Aug 03, 2011

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Crikey readers have their say.

The ‘unintentional’ reason why Australian babies consume GM food

, Sep 29, 2010

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The reason why Australian kids eat GM food without their parents knowing it goes back to a decision by the Howard government in 2000, and the apparent impossibility of guaranteeing GM-free food sources.
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Could GM corn be deadly?

, Jan 20, 2010

A recent study found links between agri-giant Monsanto's genetically modified corn and organ failure in lab rats. Nevertheless, Australia has given it the OK for import. So is it still safe to show down on a cob?

GM corn still approved here despite Europe, Kiwi concerns

, Nov 10, 2009

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A genetically modified variety of corn remains approved for use in Australia, despite the withdrawal of applications for approval in Europe and serious concerns about its assessment raised by a New Zealand university research team.

Comments, corrections, clarifications, and c*ckups

, Jul 22, 2008

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GM food ... World Youth Day ... the Murray Darling ... GM Food ... global warming ...

GM food is not the new asbestos (even if there are questions)

, Dec 03, 2007

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Crop breeders have been crossing and mutating the genetics of our foods for decades now – genetically, some of this stuff is really brutal, radical stuff – but no-one is regulating those foods like GM. If you want to panic about food, panic about junk and fast food.

Lifting the lid on GM crops: what is Brumby hiding?

, Nov 28, 2007

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A majority of Australians don't want GM crops. So why are Victoria and NSW lifting the ban? asks Katherine Wilson.