Category Archives: Media

GM Showdown at Ausveg Debate

Maarten participated in the Great Debate about genetically modified (GM) crops at the 2013 Ausveg National Convention. Four speakers had been handpicked in the GM debate on the pro and against sides. Where does the horticultural industry want to go? … Continue reading

Bush Telegraph: Hands up for GM-free food

“More than 40 members of the Border Landcare Organic Group (BLOG) gathered at Wallangarra on Saturday to hear Dr Maarten Stapper and show their opposition to genetic modification (GM) of our foods.” Click here to view full article. Published in … Continue reading

Scientists ‘bullied or forced out’ of CSIRO

This article about Scientists in CSIRO was published nationally by Fairfax on September 18th. Maarten Stapper is mentioned as ‘allegedly pushed out because of his criticism of genetically modified crops’. It was not just the questioning on GM but also … Continue reading

Letter to the editor | Australian Certified Organic Magazine

Letter to the editor, Australian Certified Organic Magazine, Spring 2011, p 5.

The Weekly Times: Another side to GM story

Letter published in The Weekly Times, August 3, 2011, p20. WHAT about the next generations? As an agricultural scientist (ex-CSIRO) and consumer, I am deeply concerned about the lack of evidence presented in The Weekly Times regarding safety of GM in … Continue reading

The Land: No need for GM wheat

Opinion published in The Land, Thursday, July 28, 2011, p24. AS AN agricultural scientist (ex-CSIRO) and consumer, I am deeply concerned about the lack of critical questioning arising from the genetically modified (GM) GM wheat debate. Several correspondents in The … Continue reading

The Land: Not so independent?

Opinion published in The Land, Thursday, August 11, 2011, p18. HOW independent are these leading Australian grains industry members when they dismiss suggestions genetically modified (GM) wheat has been roundly rejected in Australia and overseas? (“Industry rejects Greenpeace claims”, The … Continue reading

Organic Expo International

An interview with Maarten at Organic Expo International on 6 August: [Watch the 5 Part Presentation here]

GM in our daily bread? Part 1

A GM discussion by Dr Maarten Stapper in 5 parts recorded by Francois of ScandinavianMedia in the Speakers’ Corner of the Organic Expo & Green Show International at Sydney on 6 August…

GM in our daily bread? Part 2

A GM discussion by Dr Maarten Stapper in 5 parts recorded by Francois of ScandinavianMedia in the Speakers’ Corner of the Organic Expo & Green Show International at Sydney on 6 August…