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GM crops will continue to be banned in Britain after Brexit says Michael Gove in blow to UK/US trade deal
The Telegraph UK

GM crops will continue to be banned in Britain after Brexit sa...

eorge Eustice, the farming minister, said in October last year: "There are a number of GM crops which have been cleared as safe by the European Food Safety authority, cleared as safe for at least a decade but are still not authorised because the politics of ... The Telegraph UK, 2 weeks ago

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GM crops: RSS union demands CBI probe against govt regulatory body

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh affiliate Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS), which is vehemently opposed to genetically modified crop, has trained its guns on the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC). It alleges that GEAC has a nexus with multinational ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
Med India

Glyphosate Exposure Increased After GM Crops Were Introduced

by Bidita Debnath on October 30, 2017 at 11:58 PM Research News Glyphosate, a chemical widely found in weed killers, is a key ingredient in the herbicide brand Roundup. Use of this herbicide has increased approximately 15-fold since 1994, when genetically ...
 Med India1 month ago

Rs 200 crore loss as saffron production dips sharply

Persistent dry spell in Kashmir valley has led a 80 per cent drop in the production of saffron causing Rs 200 crore financial loss to the farmers. Official figures reveal that saffron production in 2017 was 3.5 metric tonnes against 17 metric tonnes in 2016.
 DNA6 days ago
Business Standard

Special Report: How Monsanto's GM cotton sowed trouble in Africa

BOBO-DIOULASSO, Burkina Faso (Reuters) - In 2000, farmers in Burkina Faso, Africa's top cotton grower, were desperate. Their cotton fetched top prices because its high-quality fibre lent a luxurious sheen to clothing and bedsheets. But pests – bollworms – ...
 Reuters1 week ago

Why this farm crisis?

City: New Delhi It is an epic challenge for the Indian farmers to gain maximum while in deficit and not lose when there is surplus production. A besieged central government, battling strategies to combat two consecutive years of drought, got its likely ...
 The Financial Chronicle3 weeks ago

‘Air Potato’ finds place in the gardens again

Once air potato, locally known as 'Adathappu', was a common item in Kerala cuisine. Thoughit faded into memory later, the air potato is having a re-entry to the Malayali's kitchen now. The hillside farms have started to give a special place for air potato, ...
 Mathrubhumi3 weeks ago ‘Air Potato’ finds place in farms again  Mathrubhumi3 weeks ago
Business Standard

Seed firms squarely blame Monsanto for pest attack on Bt cotton

Hyderabad, 21 November: Claiming that the seed companies had no role in pink bollworm (PBW) infestation of cotton crop carrying BG II technology, the National Seed Association of India (NSAI) has asked Government of India to declare the two-gene trait of the ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
Business Standard

Govt puts GM mustard approval on hold

Cotton only GM crop allowed to be sold, cultivated in India Krishna N Das | New Delhi Last Updated at October 25, 2017 03:04 IST Genetically modified food has been opposed by activists and politicians in India due to fears that it could compromise food safety ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Govt drags feet on GM mustard approval amid strong opposition  Business Standard1 month ago India drags feet on GM mustard permit amid powerful opposition  Money Control1 month ago

Maharashtra seizes spurious pesticides as poisoning kills at least 30

By Rajendra Jadhav MUMBAI (Reuters) - Maharashtra, India's second-biggest cotton producing state, has stepped up seizures of "unauthorised pesticides" after chemical poisoning killed at least 30 farmers in three months, a government minister told Reuters on ...
 Sify2 months ago
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