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Will Australia be next?

Australian farmers and consumers could be the next victims of GM wheat contamination. The Australian Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) has already approved fourteen GM wheat field trials  in five states and territories across Australia and commercial varieties could be authorised as soon as 2015The GM wheat currently tested is based on dsRNA technology prone to unexpected and unpredictable effects that have not been considered in the risk assessments done by the OGTR and other international regulators. From the USDA findings and many examples of contamination around the globe, it is clear the cultivation of GM wheat carries unacceptable contamination risks for farmers and consumers.

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