Gm Crops

Survey finds increasing detection of GMOs in traded food

Survey finds increasing detection of GMOs in traded food

By RJ Whitehead

As more genetically modified crops are being grown around the globe, the number of incidents of low levels of GMOs is being detected in traded food and feed, according to a survey by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation. 

India’s government ‘keen to reach GM consensus'

Biotech debate

India’s government ‘keen to reach GM consensus'

By RJ Whitehead

India’s government is working hard to reach a consensus among scientists, politicians, farmers and consumers to reach a solution on the vexed issue of genetically modified crops, according to the country’s science and technology minister.

India’s GM debate must be fought on science alone

Food for thought

India’s GM debate must be fought on science alone

By Ankush Chibber

India has hotly debated the use of GM crops both on a societal and political level. The discussion around the issue is at most times primal. Travel tip? You would be well advised not to use this as an ice-breaker in any of the leftist states.

Industry unimpressed by vague new GM labelling regulations

Industry unimpressed by vague new GM labelling regulations

By RJ Whitehead

This week, Indian consumers will begin to learn if some of the packaged foods they buy contain genetically-modified ingredients following a gazette notification issued by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution. 

Haryana farmers demonstrate against GM corn trials

Insight India

Haryana farmers demonstrate against GM corn trials

By RJ Whitehead

Hundreds of farmers have turned out outside a regional research station in northern India as part of a peaceful protest against nearby open-air field trials of GM corn.

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