from the SAGFIN/Gene Ethics mailout…
Please spend just a minute to email your state Minister at this link now.
It’s quick, simple and important to have your say!!
State and Territory Ministers will decide this month whether to retain GM CRISPR** regulation, or to declare open season on the makeup of all animals, plants, microbes and humans.
Last year, the world was shocked when a Chinese scientist used the new genetic modification (GM) technique CRISPR to produce the world’s first GM babies. Scientists globally condemned the research, saying it was too risky to use this technique in human embryos.
But now the Australian Government proposes to deregulate the use of CRISPR and other GM techniques in animals, plants and microbes.… Read more >>