Anti-Biotech Group: Killing Biotech Board Bad Idea

Press release: Abandoning Bio-Ethics Will Damage New Zealand

Friday, 13 March 2009, 9:48 am
Press Release: GE Free NZ
GE Free New Zealand
In Food And Environment Inc.
http://www.gefree.org.nz

Abandoning Bio-Ethics Will Damage New Zealand

New Zealand’s world-wide reputation will be undermined if the government proceeds with its plan to terminate the Bio-Ethics Council and seeks to loosen legislated safeguards around the use of biotechnology.

“It is alarming to see the shutting down of public participation and the right for people to express their views on moral and ethical issues around highly contentious matters that affect their lives and those of future generations,” says Claire Bleakley from GE Free NZ in food and environment….

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About Chris MacDonald

I'm a philosopher who teaches at Ryerson University's Ted Rogers School of Management in Toronto, Canada. Most of my scholarly research is on business ethics and healthcare ethics.
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