Election 2011 - Party Policies - Environment - Genetic Modification

Election 2011 - Party Policies - Environment - Genetic Modification

Genetic Modification

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Not set out on their website.

  • Ban trade in genetically modified organisms. (more here)
  • A ban on release or field trials of genetically engineered organisms in the environment and food production system.
  • Comprehensive labelling requirements, similar to those in Europe, on current GE food imports.
  • A ban, in the long term, on the import of GE food.
  • The marketing of Aotearoa/NZ and its products as GE free. (more here)

Not set out on their website.

  • Ban the growing and experimentation of GE and GM crops and stock in Aotearoa to protect the whakapapa of the food chain and indigenous plants and animals.  We support GE-free, nano technology-free, pesticide and chemical-free food production. (more here)

Not set out on their website.

Not set out on their website.

  • Proceed with caution on all aspects of genetic modification technology using the Environmental Risk Management Authority’s (ERMA) robust case-by-case assessment regime. (more here)

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