Oops … Government admits seed trials could be technically illegal


16 July 1998


Oops … Government admits seed trials could be technically illegal



by Jonathan Riley


THE legality of all seed trials – including those of genetically-modified crops – has been thrown into question during the appeal hearing of organic farmer Guy Watson.

The governments barrister, Mark Hoskins, has acknowledged that all existing seeds trials could technically be illegal because trial results have not been submitted correctly.

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