Lynn to join genetically modified crop protest

On Wednesday 23rd February Lynn MacLaren MLC will join protesters outside an Agribusiness Conference at the Burswood Convention Centre to protest against the irresponsible lifting of the State’s genetically modified (GM) canola ban last year by Agriculture Minister Terry Redman.

Minister Redman will be addressing the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Agribusiness Crop Updates 2011 Conference at the centre that morning.

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Genetically modified canola - contamination of crops

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[COUNCIL — Tuesday, 15 February 2011]

Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Robyn McSweeney


Organic farm loses certification after GM crop invasion

WA Greens spokesperson for Food and GMO, Lynn MacLaren MLC, has challenged Minister Terry Redman to come clean on the real impacts of growing GM crops in WA.

The call comes in response to news that a Kojonup organic farmer has lost his certification due to a neighbour's GM canola crop.

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GM labelling recommendations must be publicly released - Greens

The Australian Greens say many people don't realise they are buying GM products in stores and supermarkets, with current labelling loopholes making it practically impossible for them to be avoided.

Senator Rachel Siewert, Greens Health spokesperson says the recommendations of the Independent Review of Food Labelling Law and Policy should be made public upon their presentation to the Australian New Zealand Food Regulation Ministerial Council meeting in Adelaide today, ahead of a COAG decision on food labelling, which is due in February.

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Genetically Modified Foods and Our Food Future

Dec 7 2010 13:00
Dec 7 2010 15:00

"Genetically Modified Foods and Our Food Future".

For those who missed the first presentation in September, this is a repeat of the Food Inc documentary and presentation, which includes Michelle and Geoff's own discoveries about GM foods and factory farming. Read more »

GM Food Petition in WA

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[COUNCIL - Wednesday, 20 October 2010]
Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Ken Travers; Hon Norman Moore; Hon Ed Dermer

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Minister for Agriculture and Food- Visit to North America

Question Without Notice No.

Minister for Agriculture and Food- North American Visit

Question Without Notice No.

GM Disallowance Motion Speech

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[COUNCIL - Tuesday, 18 May 2010] Read more »