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GM fungus breach investigated

John Kerr posted in on March 20th, 2013.

Authorities are investigating a potential breach of GM requirements at Lincoln University following the discovery of a genetically modified fungus outside of approved containment laboratories. Lincoln University researchers informed Ministry for Primary Industries and the Environmental Protection Agency on 7 March that it had evidence to suggest a fungus (Beauveria bassiana also known as Icing Sugar […]

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The Press: Last inspection for GM plants this week

Peter Griffin posted in on January 18th, 2010.

The Press is reporting that this week will see the final inspection of the Lincoln site where GM plants where found growing outside containment last year. An excerpt: (read in full here) “The discovery of two GM cress plants outside a Plant & Food Research containment glasshouse sparked an investigation by MAF Biosecurity New Zealand. […]

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