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Green Party Says Withdrawal Of GE Maize Raises Questions In NZ

Green Party Says Withdrawal Of GE Maize Raises Questions In NZ
Wellington, Nov 2 NZPA - The Green Party has called for the Government to withdraw its approval for a genetically engineered corn that is no longer being commercially-developed in Europe.

New Zealand To Help China With Food Safety

New Zealand To Help China With Food Safety
Wellington, Oct 27 NZPA - Five Chinese officials will get the chance to study in New Zealand under its "world class food safety regime", Food Safety Minister Kate Wilkinson says. The five will receive scholarships for post-graduate studies next year.

Food Act To Be Replaced - Minister

Food Act To Be Replaced - Minister
Wellington, Sept 22 NZPA - The outdated Food Act will be replaced, Food Safety Minister Kate Wilkinson says. The Act imposes unnecessary compliance costs and does not do enough to protect consumers, she said.

Pacific Leaders Set Global Emissions Target

Pacific Leaders Set Global Emissions Target
By Kate Chapman of NZPA Cairns, Aug 6 NZPA - Pacific leaders today called for a global emissions reduction target of 50 percent below 1990 levels by 2050.

Govt Reviewing Folic Acid Bread Additive Decision

Govt Reviewing Folic Acid Bread Additive Decision
Wellington, May 17 NZPA - The Government's decision to make bakers and supermarkets add folic acid to bread is being reviewed, says Food Safety Minister Kate Wilkinson.

China Asks For NZ Help To Sort Out Food Safety Crisis

China Asks For NZ Help To Sort Out Food Safety Crisis
Beijing, April 16 NZPA - China has asked New Zealand to assist in sorting out China's confidence crisis over food safety. Prime Minister John Key met Premier Wen Jiabao overnight (NZ time) with all pomp and ceremony a welcome in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing can muster.

ESR Says Identifying Bad Bugs And Bad Buggers Best Done In-House

ESR Says Identifying Bad Bugs And Bad Buggers Best Done In-House
By Kent Atkinson of NZPA Wellington, April 8 NZPA - Environmental Science and Research chief executive John Hay has a simple job description for his crown science institute's work: "We identify bad bugs and bad buggers".

Sri Lanka Court Action Is To Shut Down Smear Campaign - Fonterra

Sri Lanka Court Action Is To Shut Down Smear Campaign - Fonterra
Wellington, March 17 NZPA - Fonterra says it is taking court action against a Sri Lankan newspaper to stop baseless claims being made about its products there.

Cabinet Set To Pay Vets To Stay In Rural Areas, Says Carter

Cabinet Set To Pay Vets To Stay In Rural Areas, Says Carter
Wellington, Jan 29 NZPA - Agriculture Minister David Carter says a policy of using bonds to keep veterinarians in rural areas is in the final stages of Cabinet approval.

Veterinarians Welcome National's Plan For Bonds

Veterinarians have welcomed the National Party's plan to combat rural veterinary shortages with a voluntary scheme of bonds for rural veterinarians.

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