A Soil Association report, reveals how genetically modified (GM) cotton grew to almost obliterate all other cotton production in India, and how the promised GM success rapidly turned to failure, with disastrous, even lethal, results for some of the world’s poorest farmers.

Experts have condemned an alleged move by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, (IITA) and Zurich, Switzerland-based ETHZ Laboratories to carry out confined field trial of geneticall

Raising doubts about government claims that production of cotton has increased post commercialisation of Bt cotton, a parliamentary panel has asked the union ministry of environment and forest to undertake a comprehensive study to bring out clarity in the matter.

The government had assured the court that there would be no commercial release of genetically modified seeds till the views of the public were collected and placed before the appraisal committee.

Mustard oil extracted from the seeds of the genetically modified mustard plant is safe to consume, says Prof M Sivanandham, an expert biotechnologist.

Anti-GM activists today asked Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan to reject the application seeking commercialisation of genetically-modified mustard, saying there is no "scientific, ethical and soc

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests, has decided to seek clarifications from Union Agriculture Minister and also ask the National Institute of Nu

Far from real: The push for GM is coming from commercial food industry, not ordinary homes, say activists.
Regulator cleared the variety on May 12

Activists want Monsanto's GMO field trial permits overturnedActivists want Monsanto's GMO field trial permits overturned

Concerns over GM mustard impacting pollination and honey production have no empirical basis

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