GMO news related to New Zealand

03.07.2013 |

New Zealand growing support for new generation GM

Just as the next wave of genetically modified crops is making its way to market overseas, two councils in Northland have announced their intention to impose tighter controls on the technology.

The Far North and Whangarei District councils say changes they propose would force the users of genetically modified organisms to apply for resource consent, publicly notify their projects and post sizeable bonds to cover any clean-up.