Beyond Politics: Past, Current and Potential Futures for GM Regulation and Oversight in Australia webinar Recording
The Stretton Institute today hosted a webinar on policy and regulation associated with genetic modification (GM) of food and crops in Australia.
Facilitated by Professor Wendy Umberger, Executive Director of the Centre for Global Food and Resources, the webinar featured expert speakers from the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OTGR), Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ), the University of Tasmania and the University of Adelaide.
Topics covered in the webinar include:
- The History of GM regulation in Australia and diversity of public views
- The regulation of gene technology in Australia, the role of the OGTR and the Gene Technology Act 2000
- FSANZ's role in the regulation of GM foods
- GMOs and Australia Agriculture from an economic perspective
- The law on GMOs.
A recording of the webinar is now available for viewing.