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Govt moving cautiously on GM crops commercialisation: Pawar

Oct 19, 2011

Govt moving cautiously on GM crops commercialisation: Pawar

The government today said it is not opposed to GM crops but is studying their impact on soil, environment and living being before allowing commercial production of biotech crops, other than cotton. #Food industry #Sharad Pawar #NewsTracker #Genetically modified food

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The PM breaks his silence, and it's about GM

Jan 08, 2013

The PM breaks his silence, and it's about GM

The PM wants enlightened debate to decide on the complex issue of GM crop to boost agricultural yield. But neither independent science nor simple economics supports his faith in a transgenic miracle. #HowThisWorks #Manmohan Singh #BT Brinjal #Genetically modified food #Debate #MNCs

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The PM breaks his silence, and it's about GM

Jul 29, 2014

Lobbying expenditures against GMO labeling soar this year

The food industry spent $9 million lobbying Congress to oppose laws requiring labeling for genetically modified products in the first quarter of this year, nearly matching its total spending for all of last year, a new report said...
The PM breaks his silence, and it's about GM

Jul 31, 2014

'Chill out about GM food': We've been modifying crops for thousands of years, claims scientist

The American astrophysicist defended genetically modified organisms, saying that they are just an extension of artificial selection and we eat very little 'wild' food...
The PM breaks his silence, and it's about GM

Jul 31, 2014

India puts GM crop trials on hold

BJP-led government gives in to demands from nationalist RSS to not surrender countrys food security to foreign companies The battle over testing of genetically modified crops in India took a new turn this week with the Bharatiya Janata party-led gove... #India #Bharatiya Janata Party #Indian National Congress #Narendra Modi