TO show disquiet about food products is ultimately in the hands of the average shopper who, when labelling allows, can choose not to buy anything considered unhealthy and ergo sales should determine consumer confidence.
It is puzzling to read that GM canola grower Michael Baxter is this year’s winner of the Pastoralists and Graziers Association's Achievement Award.
The association has supported Mr Baxter with his legal case against neighbour Steve Marsh, who farms organically and has sought damages after GM canola pods blew on to his property.
Whether harmless or not, does anyone really know what the longterm effects of eating GM items are? DAVID RUDMAN, Rockingham. mendations of a review by former Caltex chairman Dick Warburton.
Despite the review concluding that the RET was working effectively and that reducing the target would result in higher prices to consumers, it still recommended slashing the target.
If the Federal Government goes down this path, it will be much harder for mums, dads and small businesses to install solar power and solar hot water systems to help reduce their power bills.
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