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Friday, October 19, 2012

Supreme court Technical expert committee report on GM crop

Wow! thats sooper good news..
coming as it is after the fantastic Parliamentary committee report (see here ) this is really a shot in the arm to all those in the civil society who were fighting for safe food and to save our farming from monopolistic and dangerous firms like Monsanto.
It is so heartening and this shud get India march towards safe food and also set an example for whole of Asia to follow.

coverage in various press:
http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/NewDelhi/SC-panel-for-ban-on-field-trials-of-GM-crops/Article1-946802.aspx

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/agriculture/scientists-panel-recommends-10-year-moratorium-on-field-trials-of-bt-food-crops/articleshow/16869032.cms

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/SC-appoints-Technical-Expert-Committee-recommends-moratorium-on-herbicide-tolerant-crops/articleshow/16869664.cms?

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/Z7sIscyN6C4sCuqQmUPtEK/Court-panel-recommends-stopping-GM-crop-trials.html

http://www.downtoearth.org.in/content/scientists-panel-calls-10-year-moratorium-gm-field-trials


http://www.deccanherald.com/content/286381/panel-10-yr-halt-gm.html

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