Pesticides and food: It’s not a black and white issue

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FIRST ARTICLE: Has pesticide use decreased over the last 40 years?

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‘Misinformation’ has fueled fear of GMO crops in India, expert says

Hundreds of research studies that have been reviewed showed no proof that genetically modified (GM) crops had side effects, according ...
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Indian government committee says more field trials needed before GMO mustard commercialization

Richa Sharma | 
A committee under Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has turned down commercial release of genetically modified mustard developed ...

GMO mustard developed in India cheaper, has higher yields, but activists claim it causes sterility

Aditi R | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Following news reports on ...

Indian scientists avoid GMO regulations through gene editing

C Shivakumar | 
With their ambitious plans to undertake genetic modification of crops failing to take off as the debate on the suitability ...

Activists wary Indian government secretly considering GMO mustard approval

While the central government is yet to take a call on introduction of Genetically Modified (GM) crops in the country, ...

Let farmers, not activists, decide fate of GM crops in India

Professor Dr. Shanthu Shantharam of the Iowa State University’s Seed Science Centre said that the decision on the usage of ...

Indian scientists afraid to show support for biotech, fear branding as ‘industry agents’

Scientists who support genetically modified (GM) crops refrain from making their stand public, fearing that they will be branded as ...