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Billions of GE Mosquitoes Released, Health Risks Ignored

Biotechnology company Oxitec spent years trying to gain approval to release its controversial genetically engineered (GE) mosquitoes in the U.S., specifically in Key West, Florida. In June 2020, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services gave the go-ahead for the plan,1 following the U.S. EPA’s granting of an experimental use permit (EUP) that would… Read More »

New Aust alcohol guidelines released

New federal government alcohol guidelines recommend having no more than four standard drinks on any one day. The guidelines, released for public consultation by the National Health and Medical Research Council, also recommend drinking no more than 10 standard drinks in a week. Council chief executive Professor Anne Kelso says the guidelines reduce the health… Read More »