GMO news related to New Zealand

24.03.2008 |

Update on New Zealand’s GE brassica and onion field trials

Crop and Food Research is being accused of arrogance for planting genetically engineered (GE) brassicas despite a legal challenge. The decision of the Environmental Risk Management Authority (Erma) approving a 10-year field trial, near Lincoln, of GE cabbages, forage kale, broccoli and cauliflower modified for resistance to caterpillar pests, is being appealed in the Wellington High Court on March 31 and April 1.