Glyphosate use increased 1500% since genetically modified crops were introduced
Cultivation of genetically modified herbicide tolerant crops relies heavily on glyphosate, a possible carcinogen
Was there a victory for Monsanto in India's Supreme Court on a patent matter?
Media headlines, especially from business media houses and American media, continue to scream that Monsanto has had a “patent victory”…
किसने परोसा जीएम भोजन?
दिल्ली स्थित सेंटर फॉर साइंस एंड एनवायरमेंट (सीएसई) के अध्ययन में 32 प्रतिशत खाद्य उत्पादों में जीएम के अंश मिले हैं। सीएसई ने कुल ...
Experts slam trial for new Bt brinjal variety, cite regulatory lapses
The Event 142 variety of genetically modified brinjal was quietly approved for field trials without any data in the public domain, claim experts
FSSAI in denial mode, won’t ban processed foods that tested positive for GM
The food regulator refuses to take those food products off the shelf, ignoring possible risks
Do we really need GM mustard in India?
Increasing production of oilseed crops like mustard requires adequate policy initiatives
CSE’s previous studies on public health issues
From endosulfan poisoning in Kerala to the presence of a carcinogen in bread, CSE has conducted many studies of imminent concern to human beings
India is consuming banned GM food owing to lack of regulations
Genetically modified food items are flooding Indian markets with seemingly no trouble at all
Government to take a decision on GM Mustard by September
The Supreme Court will hear petitions against the commercial release of the crop then
Genetically modifying mosquitoes to control the spread of disease carries unknown risks
Significant worry: A new breed of mosquito might emerge that is more difficult to control
Govt’s plan to import maize may hurt farmers
If the cereal grain is imported at low prices in non-harvest season, it will create a cheap stock impacting the upcoming harvest
Traditional seeds need to be conserved for organic farming
At the 19th Organic World Congress, more than 55 groups have come together to call for the conservation of indigenous seeds and shunning GM crops
Genetically modified food
Commercialisation of GM rice turns out to be a dud: report
Countries across the world continue to promote golden rice even though there is evidence to show vitamin A deficiency can be reduced without …
Damning allegations: India's fields still have Bt brinjal
Coalition for a GM-Free allege it found the banned genetically modified crop in Haryana
Food production experts call for more “quality and indigeneity” in agriculture
The remarks were made at a two-day event in Delhi to discuss how food systems can best be transformed in line with the 2030 Agenda for …
More than half of EU nations decide to go against GM crops cultivation
The development is a big set-back to major multinationals including Monsanto, Dow, Syngenta and Pioneer and they have 30 days to inform whether …
Vacuum in governance on genetically modified foods in India
FSSAI has so far dragged its feet on regulating GM foods. Its recent attempt to regulate the industry may do more harm than good as the draft …
Consumers cannot make informed decision without GM labelling
21 of the 65 processed foods tested had genetically modified ingredients; most of these products do not mention anything about GM on their labels.
US House moves to block labelling of genetically-modified food
The Bill comes in the wake of a movement across the country to enact laws that require the labelling of GMOs
वैज्ञानिकों ने उस केमिकल का लगाया पता जिसका उपयोग कर टिड्डियां बनाती है झुंड
चाइनीज एकेडमी ऑफ साइंसेज के वैज्ञानिकों ने चार टिड्डियों को एक पिंजरे में एक साथ रखा और पाया कि टिड्डियां एक दूसरे को आकर्षित करने ...
Bt brinjal: Bangladesh’s model not fit enough for adoption
India plans to study Bangladesh's cultivation method while the neighbouring country incurs losses
Committee confirms use of illegal cotton seeds
Last year, herbicide tolerant cotton was blamed for the deaths of farmers due to inhalation in Vidharbha region
Nigeria first to approve Bt cowpea, Ghana may follow
Nigeria has to import cowpea to meet demand for its most important legume
FSSAI’s new draft regulation for food safety will promote informed consumer choice
The mandatory colour coding for sugary and salty foods can prevent people from developing non-communicable diseases like hypertension, diabetes