Latest News on Genetically Modified Crops
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Jun 11, 2019
Maharashtra farmers' group agitates for 'freeing' GM seeds, but illegal varieties are rampant in IndiaAbout 1,000 Maharashtra farmers, under the aegis of the Shetkari Sanghatana, participated in a 'civil disobedience' movement in favour of GM seeds. They planted herbicide tolerant (HT) Bt cotton, which is not approved for cultivation or sale in India.
Jun 05, 2019
India must adopt stricter regulation of genetically engineered crops, or face biosecurity breachAs 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.
May 22, 2018
CCI approves German giant Bayer's proposed $66 billion acquisition of biotech firm MonsantoFair trade regulator CCI has approved the German giant Bayer's proposed $66 billion acquisition of US-based biotech firm Monsanto
Oct 29, 2017
Thanks to Monsanto's reckless practices, Bt toxins in adulterant cottonseed oil may be seeping into your samosasBt cotton seed is being freely blended into refined and other edible oils as non-genetically modified cottonseed oil despite the regulation against it.
Jun 21, 2017
Environmental activist Vandana Shiva warns of nationwide protest against GM cropsEnvironmental activist Dr Vandana Shiva on Wednesday alleged that the Union government was allowing multinational companies to introduce 'toxins' in the form of genetically modified crops.
Apr 24, 2017
MS Swaminathan says genetically modified crops to be made obsolete by nano-technologyMS Swaminathan, is hailed as the mentor of the Green Revolution that saw India achieve self-sufficiency in foodgrain.
Feb 04, 2017
Union Budget 2017 pulls out govt of demonetisation mire but disappoints in job creationThis solid, workmanlike Budget had few new promises and showed the determination to deliver old promises.
Aug 25, 2016
Farmers pressurise states to introduce genetically modified mustard cropsDemanding the right to technology, the Rashtriya Kisan Progressive Association has written to Chief Ministers to clear the introduction of GM mustard.
Aug 18, 2016
Farmers demand rollback of draft licensing guidelines for genetically modified cropsSeven leading farmer organisations voiced the demand for rollback of the draft Licensing Guidelines as well as the format for GM technology agreements.
Jul 04, 2016
Nobel laureates and Greenpeace cross swords over genetically-modified cropsMore than 100 Nobel Laureates in an open letter to Greenpeace, demanded the environmental group to "abandon" its campaign against GMOs.