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India must adopt stricter regulation of genetically engineered crops, or face biosecurity breach
India

India must adopt stricter regulation of genetically engineered crops, or face biosecurity breach

As illegal seeds continue to enter India, cultivation of genetically engineered crops like brinjal have been discovered in Haryana. It threatens irreversible contamination of India’s brinjal.

Brazil's genetically modified sugar cane and sugar shipped to China for approval
World

Brazil's genetically modified sugar cane and sugar shipped to China for approval

Brazil is trying to push their luck as China slows approval for import requests of genetically modified foods.

Govt reduces Bt Cotton seed prices: Industry sulks at agri ministry’s order; agbiotech companies feel the heat
Business

Govt reduces Bt Cotton seed prices: Industry sulks at agri ministry’s order; agbiotech companies feel the heat

The Rs 10 reduction in BG-II cottonseed's maximum selling price to Rs 730 per pack will benefit cotton farmers by about Rs 40 crore

SC backs Monsanto on GM cotton payments; ruling positive for foreign agri firms planning to invest in India
Business

SC backs Monsanto on GM cotton payments; ruling positive for foreign agri firms planning to invest in India

The decision on appeal overturns an earlier ruling by the Delhi High Court that Monsanto was unable to claim patents on GM cotton seeds.

Most Americans support the use of gene editing technology to protect babies: Poll
science

Most Americans support the use of gene editing technology to protect babies: Poll

90% fear the technology will be used unethically, with 52% saying it was a very likely possibility.

GM mustard row: SC says 30 days time should be given for raising objections after issuing notification
India

GM mustard row: SC says 30 days time should be given for raising objections after issuing notification

SC said that if any notification is issued by the Centre for sale of GM food products in the market, one month time should be given for raising objections

As Modi govt ponders GM mustard crop rollout, scientists warn India could lose her agricultural independence
India

As Modi govt ponders GM mustard crop rollout, scientists warn India could lose her agricultural independence

On Monday, the Centre told the Supreme Court that the decision on whether or not to roll out genetically modified (GM) mustard will be taken in a little over a month.

GM mustard row: RSS-affiliate writes to Narendra Modi, calls it 'unscientific and toxic'
India

GM mustard row: RSS-affiliate writes to Narendra Modi, calls it 'unscientific and toxic'

RSS' economic wing Swadeshi Jagran Manch has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him not to introduce "unscientific, toxic and anti-bio diversity GM mustard" in the country in the haste, as it would "prove detrimental to public health."

GM mustard gets go-ahead: Scientist Vandana Shiva calls move 'fraud perpetrated on nation'
India

GM mustard gets go-ahead: Scientist Vandana Shiva calls move 'fraud perpetrated on nation'

Condemning the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee's (GEAC) decision to allow herbicide tolerant Bayer’s GM mustard, scientist and environmentalist Dr Vandana Shiva, has sent out the call across India to intensify resistance to genetically modified (GM) mustard and "the hijack of our food by the Monsanto and Bayer."

Too little, too late? 3 years after Monsanto’s Bt gene went off patent, govt wakes up
Business

Too little, too late? 3 years after Monsanto’s Bt gene went off patent, govt wakes up

The government has suggested to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) that the gene be incorporated in re-sowable straight line varieties and supplied cheaper to farmers than Bt cotton hybrids

Govt allows GM crops after full scientific evaluation
Economy

Govt allows GM crops after full scientific evaluation

In India, cotton is the only GM crop (Bt cotton) approved for commercial cultivation.<br />

Farmers bodies oppose SC panel ban on GM crops
India

Farmers bodies oppose SC panel ban on GM crops

Various farmers organisations, including CIFA, today opposed recommendations of a Supreme Court appointed committee to ban field trials of GM crops, saying the farming community needs biotechnology for progress.