Indian PM says government should not succumb to “unscientific prejudices” against GM crops

JAMMU: Batting for Bt crops, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said India should not succumb to unscientific prejudices against genetically modified crops.

“While safety must be ensured, we should not succumb to unscientific prejudices against Bt crops”, he said in his address at the 101st Indian Science Congress here.

Opinion has been sharply divided in India on introduction of genetically modified (GM) crops. There have been protests against such crops with several parties  ..

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