Australian Commission:
Lift GMO ban

Unknown quantity: Marketing benefits claimed by GM-free states are irrelevant given evidence that GM and non-GM crops can coexist, the report says.
Unknown quantity: Marketing benefits claimed by GM-free states are irrelevant given evidence that GM and non-GM crops can coexist, the report says.

According to NATALIE KOTSIOS, The Weekly Times, a new Productivity Commision report argues that all moratoriums on genetically modified crops should be scrapped as there in “no justification” for the bans. It seems that Australia is going through some of the same hard questions that the U.S. are regarding individual states making laws regarding GMOs vs. national laws. In Australia, territories can make their own laws regarding GMOs. The commission recommends taking away this power to foster a “nationally consistent system”. Read Natalie’s article.

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