The Indian Government is considering approving genetic modification of our fruits and vegetables starting with Brinjal. While a rigged up “Expert” Committee has recommended clearance to genetically modified Bt Brinjal, due to concerns raised by independent scientists and farmer groups, Minister Jairam Ramesh has requested public feedback before making a decision in February.  Let us make our voices […]

Toxics Link’s Environment & Health Public Lecture Series GM Food : Is India Ready? Film screening followed by panel discussion The genetically modified food controversy is a dispute over the relative advantages and disadvantages of genetically modified (GM) food crops and other uses of genetically-modified organisms in food production. The […]

Are you (being planned to be used as) a Lab Rat? The I Am No Lab Rat Campaign and a coalition of NGO’s and civil society groups invite you to a day-long orientation session on the impacts of introducing and cultivating Genetically Modified (GM) crops, that (will) eventually end up […]

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The I AM NO LAB RAT campaign underway in Delhi–to create consumer awareness on the adverse effects of Genetically Modified (GM) Brinjals–organised a colourful and unique ‘BRINJAL’ FESTIVAL in Dilli Haat yesterday. The festival was aimed at catching the Delhiites attention on this humble vegetable’s diversity being jeopardised and its socio-cultural importance discounted in government […]

‘DOCTORS FOR FOOD & BIO-SAFETY’ cordially invite all to a public lecture on “GENETICALLY MODIFIED (GM) FOODS & OUR HEALTH” The lecture will be delivered by Prof Michael Antoniou, Reader, Dept of Medical & Molecular Genetics, King’s College London, UK and Prof Eric-Gilles Seralini, Chair, Dept of Molecular Biology, University of Caen, France […]

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