AUSTRALIA: WA government gives GM crops go-ahead
The State government of Western Australia (WA) has given the go-ahead for the commercial production of genetically modified crops from 21 June, with the proviso that if any problems arise, the programme will be suspended for up to five years. Releasing the governments' interim policy on GM crops yesterday, agriculture minister Kim Chance has maintained however that he will try and oppose the applications from biotech companies, which he expects to receive from next season. The government's election campaign had promised a moratorium on GM crops in WA for five years.
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