AUS – LIFT GM CROP BANS SAYS REPORT
Source: The Weekly Times – 20 July 2016
All moratoriums on genetically modified crops should be scrapped as there in “no justification” for the bans, a new Productivity Commission report argues.
And state governments should relinquish their power to impose such moratoriums, leaving regulation solely to the national regulator.
The Federal Government’s independent economic think tank today released for public comment its draft report into regulation in Australian agriculture, including all aspects of GM technology.
It says NSW, South Australia, Tasmania, Western Australia and the ACT should all lift their moratoriums on GMOs, arguing there are no economic or health reasons for them…