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NSW Health expert panel: no evidence of higher incidence of Gastroschisis in northern NSW

NSW Health expert panel: no evidence of higher incidence of Gastroschisis in northern NSW

[ 0 ] July 16, 2011

From the NSW Department of Health (Australia): An expert panel formed to look into cases of gastroschisis in the Northern Rivers area has found no evidence to support concerns that there is a higher rate of the condition in northern NSW. NSW Health brought together the expert panel to address growing community concerns that there [...]

Atrazine to stay

Atrazine to stay

[ 0 ] May 12, 2008

From Stock & Land (Australia): Australian farmers are delighted with the decision by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to allow them to continue to use the popular chemical atrazine. Atrazine, which is used primarily in broadacre agriculture on triazine tolerant (TT) canola, sorghum and maize, came under review by the APVMA, who were [...]