Posts Tagged ‘Genetically modified food’

Time to reignite genetic engineeering debate in New Zealand

Monday, August 6th, 2018

It is time for New Zealand to restart the debate on genetic engineering says the Prime Minister’s former science adviser Sir Peter Gluckman. But the Government says there are no plans to change New Zealand’s cautious approach to genetic engineering, and any changes are many years away. Continue reading Related Posts:Science advisor: less sure of Read more

Paraguay bishop not upset by Presidential interruption of homily

Friday, September 14th, 2012
Paraguay president interrupts paraguay bishop homily on Genetically modified crops

Paraguay president Federico Franco recently interrupted the homily of Misiones Bishop, Mario Melanio Medina, in a parish church in Villa Florida. The president did not agree with the bishop’s comments on genetically modified crops. In his homily, Bishop Medina criticised the Paraguay government for allowing the importation of genetically altered corn and cotton seeds. Bishop Medina said Read more