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The GM food debate is nonsense

CrikeyAug 3, 20113 Comments

Crikey readers have their say.

The 'unintentional' reason why Australian babies consume GM food

Bernard KeaneSep 29, 20107 Comments

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.

Could GM corn be deadly?

Could GM corn be deadly?

CrikeyJan 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

Bernard KeaneNov 10, 20094 Comments

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

CrikeyJul 22, 20083 Comments

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

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

Ben Gilna writes: Dec 3, 20078 Comments

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?

Katherine Wilson writes:Nov 28, 20071 Comment

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