biosafety

NGOs urges govt not to approve GM mustard

There are still unresolved biosafety, health and environmental concerns around the GM crops.

Nov 06, 2015, 22:13 PM IST

India to ratify supplementary protocol on biosafety

The cabinet Wednesday approved ratifying the Nagoyaa-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol that provides procedures on liability and redressal of damage to biodiversity resulting from living modified organisms (LMOs).

Oct 30, 2014, 00:17 AM IST

UN conference on biodiversity begins Monday

The stage is set for the United Nations conference on biodiversity beginning Monday.

Sep 29, 2012, 18:44 PM IST

Fears of mutant virus escape halt bird flu study

Researchers have suspended their studies because of concerns the mutant virus they have created could be used as a form of bioterrorism.

Jan 21, 2012, 10:12 AM IST

Developing nations lack biosafety norms to test GM crops: IFPRI

As many as 100 developing countries
lack biosafety norms to test the risks posed by genetically
modified (GM) crops to human health, environment and
biodiversity, says the US-based think tank IFPRI.

Feb 09, 2010, 20:44 PM IST