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Don't rule out GE as a solution, say farmers

Monday 8 Apr 19 11:00am

 

GENETIC modification should not be ruled out by the Government as a solution for climate change and other environmental issues, Federated Farmers says.

Last week, climate minister and Green Party co-leader James Shaw told Parliament that he did not think it was necessary to relax tight controls on genetic engineering in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.

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