New review from Brazilian Ministry of Agrarian Development highlights hazards and uncertainties of GM crops. The Brazilian Ministry of Agrarian Development (MDA) has published an important new book: “Transgenic crops hazards and uncertainties: More than 750 studies disregarded by the GMOs regulatory bodies”.

Opponents of food products with GMOs have recently elicited fatwas from top clerics, declaring commercial sale and cultivation of genetically-altered crops "not permitted."

More than 90 non-government outfits and some prominent citizens associated with civil society movements are among the signatories. Reuters file photo

Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) invites comments on Food and Environmental Safety Assessment (AFES) Report submitted by Sub-Committee for environmental release of GE Mustard (Brassica juncea) hybrid DMH-11 and use of parental events (varuna bn 3.6 and EH2 modbs 2.99) for development of new generation hybrids developed by Centre fo

Field trials of GM mustard are complete and an application from Delhi University's Centre for Genetic Manipulation of Crop Plants is pending before the government.

Union environment ministry on Thursday denied reports that a go-ahead has been given to GM mustard’s commercialisation, saying that “no final decision has been taken as yet on the issue.” The minis

NEW DELHI – Monsanto has pulled an application seeking Indian approval for its next generation of genetically modified, pest-resistant cotton seeds, it said Thursday, sharply escalating an ongoing

A government panel has cleared commercial use of what would be India's first genetically modified (GM) food crop, but politicians still have to give final approvals amid wide-spread public oppositi

Japan and South Korea have both taken steps to block certain imports of U.S.

After years of fierce debate involving scientists, food manufacturers, farmers and environmental groups, Congress has passed a bill that would make it mandatory to inform consumers about the GMOs —

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