Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has invite submissions on an application to change the Food Standards Code to allow food derived from genetically modified lucerne. FSANZ said it had assessed...

The Australian Government’s gene technology regulator has called for comments on an application by the Victorian Department of Primary Industries for a limited and controlled release of up to 40 lines...

A new certification body for genetically modified organism free (GMO-free) foods has been launched in Australia. GMO-ID Australia, a subsidiary of accreditation body HACCP International Pty Ltd, which...

A referendum vote on a proposition (“Proposition 37”) to make labelling of genetically modified food compulsory was defeated this week with 53 per cent of Californians voting against GM labelling. The...

An organic farmer is seeking to recover loss and damage allegedly caused by a genetically modified (GM) canola farmer neighbour. Steve Marsh, an organic farmer from Kojonup, Western Australia, says his...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is proposing an examination of options for primary production and processing requirements for the raw horticultural produce sector. The examination may result...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) today called for submissions on an application to change the Food Standards Code to allow for food derived from a corn line genetically modified for protection...

Leading Australian scientists claim that the discovery of large, widely dispersed populations of genetically engineered canola growing uncultivated in the US is no cause for concern. A study just published...

Scientists from the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics (ACPFG) have produced rice with high enough iron levels to meet daily recommended requirements for iron intake. The ACPFG claims the...

The Chief Executive of Australia’s leading science agency, the CSIRO, has warned that scientists and food producers must first earn community trust if scientific developments in plant genetics are to...