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French, German farmers destroy crops after GMOs found in Bayer seeds

Checks by the French authorities during the autumn showed minute quantities of GMO seeds, estimated at less than 0.005 percent of the volume, in three batches of rapeseed seeds sold under the Dekalb brand, Catherine Lamboley, Bayer's chief operating officer for France, said.

Genetically modified crops: Taking fear-mongering to new heights

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


GM trials: Sharad Pawar tells PM Modi to scrap rule Jairam brought

Ramesh, then environment minister, had made it mandatory for developers of GM varieties to obtain a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the concerned state government before going ahead with field trial.

Govt says no to field trials of GM crops

The state government can not take any risk involving health of the people as also environment.

Don’t rush into GM crops’ field trials: panel

Set up to review 6 green laws, it wants environmental map to determine project clearances

To increase farm output, income, take lab to land, says Modi

He emphasised on the need for water conservation through measures such as rainwater harvesting.


Govt puts on hold expert committee’s decision on field trials

Javadekar’s cautious response is in line with his party’s stand and the fact that the issue is sub judice.

For a GM-free Punjab they stand

A public petition drive was intiated as part of the campaign urging the Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal to not permit open field trials of GM crops.

MoEF to back field trials of GM crops: Moily

The minister said he firmly believed in “good processes, which do not mean personal prejudices or likes or dislikes.

MoEF revives committee to consider proposals on GM crops

GM crop seed industry needs clarity from the GEAC on whether it would be able to proceed with its experiments this time round.