Federated Farmers say farmers should have the right to decide if they want to use genetically modified technology.
The group wants Hawkes Bay to stop its charge towards becoming a GM-free food-producing region.
Federate Farmers said it should be left to the Government to deal with the issue on a national scale.
Vice-president William Rolleston said putting a blanket ban on GM organisms would be unfair to farmers, who should have the right to decide for themselves.
Source: New Zealand Herald. Read full article. (link)