Wednesday, October 29, 2003

GM moratorium ends in NZ

It is interesting to see how the UK debate on GM is mirrored in other countries. In NZ, a moratorium on GM usage has ended. On the one hand, there is a lot of noisy opposition to the introduction of GM. On the other hand, governments can see that GM could be commercially useful.

Former Thompson Twins member Alannah Currie has set up an organisation called Mothers Against Genetic Engineering, producing tasteful adverts like this:

picture of woman being milked

Who says discussion about GM needs to be balanced and sensible?

BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | NZ split as GM freeze expires

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