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Mustard set to be India's first 'GM food' after getting regulator nod

Mustard set to be India's first 'GM food' after getting regulator nod

The GEAC's recommendation came amid opposition by anti-GM groups, including RSS-affiliated bodies.

May 12, 2017, 11:34 AM IST

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
Regulators not disclosing all info on GM mustard safety?

Regulators not disclosing all info on GM mustard safety?

GEAC has refused to divulge information related to the commercially trial of GM mustard, says report.

Nov 06, 2015, 18:13 PM IST

Activists warn against genetically modified mustard

A group of activists here on Wednesday warned the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) against making any attempts to approve commercialisation of GM (genetically modified) mustard, a statement said.

Jun 17, 2015, 18:32 PM IST

Sangh outfits oppose GM crop trials, Govt says no decision yet

Two RSS-linked outfits Tuesday met Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and claimed the clearance given by biotech regulator for field trials of genetically-modified crops has been put on hold but the government said no decision has been taken.

Jul 30, 2014, 00:16 AM IST

Greenpeace moves EC for annulment of GM crop field trials

Environmental group Greenpeace today moved the Election Commission, seeking annulment of the GEAC decision to revalidate the field trials for ten varieties of genetically modified (GM) food crops.

Mar 25, 2014, 22:14 PM IST

Parliamentary panel seeks probe into Bt Brinjal

A parliamentary panel Thursday recommended a probe into the issue of Bt Brinjal.

Aug 09, 2012, 23:56 PM IST

Govt orders laboratory test on Bt brinjal

The government has ordered a laboratory test of to find out if genetically modified brinjal is fit for preparation of ayurvedic medicines.

Aug 08, 2011, 17:08 PM IST

Govt orders laboratory test on Bt brinjal

The government has ordered a laboratory test of to find out if genetically modified brinjal is fit for preparation of ayurvedic medicines.

Aug 08, 2011, 17:08 PM IST

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