Government scientists won’t stop field-testing of BT eggplant

| | May 17, 2012
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Government scientists will continue field testing a genetically modified eggplant despite the Supreme Court’s (SC) issuance of a writ of kalikasan against its commercial production. Speaking to reporters yesterday, officials from the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) and Department of Agriculture (DA) insisted the eggplant is safe for human consumption.

View the original article here: Government scientists won’t stop field-testing of BT eggplant – Philippine Star Online

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