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Genetic engineering: Activists behaving like their livelihood ...

The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee must put out a decision document telling the public why it intends to approve DMH-11 for commercial cultivation. The objectors, including the activists, can give written submissions to which the GEAC ... Financial Express, 4 weeks ago

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GM mustard set to get approval from GEAC, to become first food crop to get nod

New Delhi: The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), India’s Biotech regulator, is set to give its approval for commercial release of genetically modified (GM) mustard.  GEAC on Monday convened a meeting where it reviewed additional information ...
 IndiaTV News1 month ago Central regulator poised to give its nod to GM mustard; Activists raise objections  Economic Times1 month ago Mustard set to become 1st GM food crop to get nod  Times of India1 month ago

Can GM Sugarcane really make a difference in drought-hit areas?

Will genetically engineered sugarcane be the panacea of drought-hit Karnataka and Maharashtra? The two states are suffering not just from shortage of drinking water, but also from economic losses from cash crops. Sugarcane, in turn, is being blamed for making ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago

Swiss aid money used for GMO research in India

26th July 2016, 0 comments Despite a current ban on genetically modified crops in agriculture in Switzerland, taxpayer money is being used to develop transgenic crops in India. Some outputs of this research have even been licensed to a private ...
 Expatica Switzerland2 days ago
Times of India

States may get only 90 days to decide on GM crop trials

Agriculture is a State subject… Through this move, Centre is putting pressure on States To make trials of genetically-modified crops more predictable, the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) — the apex regulator of genetically ...
 The Hindu5 days ago Centre eyes agriculture university farms for trials of GM crops  Times of India1 month ago GM field trials in agri university farms?  Times of India1 month ago

No fresh tests for GM mustard

The Environment Ministry is unlikely to prescribe fresh tests to ascertain the safety of genetically-modified (GM) mustard even as environmental activists on Monday alleged that the GM mustard, under scrutiny, contained genes that conferred ...
 The Hindu1 week ago GM mustard may be approved soon. But is govt exaggerating its benefits?  catchnews.com1 month ago India may pay a huge price for adopting GM crops. Heres why  catchnews.com2 months ago Govt hiding GM crops data because it knows its rigged: Kavitha Kuruganti  catchnews.com2 months ago

Activists present case against GM mustard to environment ministry panel

Activists asked GEAC, India's regulator for genetically modified organisms, to reject an application seeking permission for commercialization of GM mustard New Delhi: A group of agriculture scientists, ecologists, farmers and consumer rights ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago GM mustard hazards: activists present proof to environment ministry panel  HT Syndication1 week ago

Battle over commercialization of GM mustard may be entering final stages

The environment ministry's panel has called a meeting on 18 July to hear the concerns of civil society members on genetically modified mustard New Delhi: After years of acrimony between environmental campaigners and industry, the battle over whether ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago GM mustard data cooked up: activists  Hindu Business Line1 month ago

Eyeing a harvest of GM crops, Centre readies draft policy

NEW DELHI: The Centre is slowly setting the stage for more genetically modified crops after they pass the test of public safety parameters to expand beyond Bt cotton, the only transgenic crop currently cultivated. The agriculture ministry has come ...
 Times of India2 months ago Government comes out with a draft policy on GM crops to expand base of transgenic seeds in future  Times of India2 months ago

GEAC defers decision on commercial cultivation of GM mustard

NEW DELHI: Biotech regulator GEAC today deferred its decision on commercial cultivation of genetically modified (GM) mustard in the country and asked its risk assessment group to look into the deficiencies pointed out by a sub-committee. Even as ...
 Economic Times1 month ago PTI - GMCROP - (Rpt after adding inputs) GEAC defers decision on commercial cultivation of GM mustard  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago PTI - GMCROP - GEAC defers decision on commercial cultivation of GM mustard  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago
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