Author: kavitha

भारत के किसानों के नाम किसान संगठनों का खुला पैगाम

भारत के किसानों के नाम किसान संगठनों का खुला पैगाम कृपया अवैध आनुवंशिक रूप से संशोधित/जीएम बीजों को न बोएं, विज्ञान के नाम पर कम्पनियों के दलालों के झांसों में न आएं   भारत के किसान एवं अन्नदाता मित्रों, हमें नहीं मालूम कि आप में से कितने लोगों को आनुवंशिक रूप से संशोधित बीज या […]

Complaint on threat of deliberate Bt brinjal cultivation in India and other matters

———- Forwarded message ——— From: GM Free India <indiagmfree@gmail.com> Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2019 at 12:37 Subject: Complaint on threat of deliberate Bt brinjal cultivation in India – request for action To: <akmehta@nic.in> Cc: <ps2mefcc@gov.in>, <asaj.moefcc@gov.in>, <prakash.j@sansad.nic.in>, <mefcc@gov.in>, <secy-moef@nic.in>, <sujata@nic.in>, <srrao@dbt.nic.in>, <head_gen@iari.res.in>, Saroj Barik <sarojkbarik@gmail.com>, <kveluthambi@rediffmail.com>, <vcmau@rediffmail.com>, <vbandi_1953@yahoo.com>, <sbakshi@fssai.gov.in>, <sushilgupta-cgwb@nic.in>, Lalitha Gowda <lrgowda2k11@gmail.com>, <jotwanig@icmr.org.in>, Geeta Jotwani <drjgeeta@gmail.com>, […]

Letter to Environment Minister, on Bt brinjal illegal cultivation in Haryana

———- Forwarded message ——— From: GM Free India <indiagmfree@gmail.com> Date: Sat, 11 May 2019 at 14:41 Subject: Re-sending Correctly: Bt brinjal seeds not confiscated from Mahyco, the crop developer, all these years – Illegal Bt brinjal cultivation found in Haryana now – Liability to be fixed immediately – reg. To: <drhrshvardhan@gmail.com>, <ps2mefcc@gov.in> Cc: <asaj.moefcc@gov.in>, Kavitha […]

बीटी बैंगन की गैरकानूनी खेती निश्चित तौर परअनंतकालीन जैव खतरा है, सरकार को रोकना चाहिए

किसान एवं उपभोक्ता संगठनों ने हरियाणा में बीटी बैंगन की गैरकानूनी खेती के खिलाफ तुरंत कड़ी कारवाई की मांग की निश्चित तौर पर यह अनंतकालीन जैव खतरा है, सरकार को रोकना चाहिए नई दिल्ली, 25 अप्रैल 2019: आज राष्ट्रीय राजधानी में कोलिशन फार जीएम फ्री इंडिया (संशोधित जीन मुक्त भारत के लिए गठबंधन) के वरिष्ठ […]

Suspected Illegal Bt brinjal cultivation discovered in Haryana – Activists demand immediate deterrent action

FARM ACTIVISTS DEMAND IMMEDIATE DETERRENT ACTION FROM REGULATORS ON SUSPECTED ILLEGAL Bt BRINJAL CULTIVATION DISCOVERED IN HARYANA “This is a definite bio-hazard and government needs to contain it” New Delhi, April 25th 2019: Senior representatives of the Coalition for a GM-Free India held a press conference in the national capital today, to present their findings […]

Our objection to FSSAI proposal for 1% threshold for genetically modified labelling

from: GM Free India <indiagmfree@gmail.com> to: ceo@fssai.gov.in cc: hfwminister@gov.in, chairperson@fssai.gov.in, jp.nadda@sansad.nic.in, jpnadda@gmail.com, Chandra Bhushan <chandra@cseindia.org>, Sunita Narain <sunita@cseindia.org>, arunarod@gmail.com, suresh prabhu <spprabhu1@gmail.com>, hm.moca@nic.in, CIMOFFICE@nic.in, ramvilas.p@sansad.nic.in, ramvilas.paswan@sansad.nic.in, pstohfm@nic.in, moshealth.akc@gov.in, advisor.healthminister@gov.in, officeanupriyapatel@gmail.com, Preeti Sudan <secyhfw@nic.in>, amresh.pal85@nic.in, secy-ca@nic.in, dscpu-ca@nic.in, rout.gc13@nic.in, Mosca&pd@gmail.com, as-ca@nic.in, sp-gmof@fssai.gov.in, lakraws@hotmail.com, srrao.dbt@nic.in, bsingh@iari.res.in, gjs1951@rediffmail.com, vidyagene@gmail.com, kanikaram_s@yahoo.com, joshikalpana@gmail.com, neer_ali@yahoo.com, ap.giri@ncl.res.in, vs.gupta@ncl.res.in, hkbarman68@hotmail.com To:                                                                                                                          Shri Pawan Kumar […]

Our objections against GEAC’s decisions on GM mustard and Bt brinjal in its 136th meeting

To: Shri Arun Kumar Mehta, Chairperson, Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), Ministry for Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, Jor Bagh, New Delhi – 110001 November 14th, 2018 Subject: Our objections against GEAC’s decisions on GM mustard and Bt brinjal in its 136th meeting Dear Sir, Namaste. We in the Coalition for a […]

Follow-on complaint on ongoing GM illegal imports (In EXIM Committee’s 235th meeting) and related issues

To:                                                                                                                      Director General of Foreign Trade, MoC&I Joint Director, Plant Quarantine, Plant Protection & Quarantine Services, MoA&FW Joint Secretary, Plant Protection, DAC&FW Director, National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, MoA&FW Chairperson, Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee, MoEF&CC Directorate, Plant Protection & Quarantine Services, MoA&FW CEO, FSSAI Secretary, MoH&FW 22nd October 2018 Dear Madam/Sir, Subject: Our concerns with […]

Coalition writes to FSSAI seeking concrete action, on CSE findings on illegal GM foods

———- Forwarded message ———- From: GM Free India <indiagmfree@gmail.com> Date: 1 August 2018 at 12:41 Subject: Urgent action on illegal GM foods in India – reg. To: ceo@fssai.gov.in Cc: hfwminister@gov.in, chairperson@fssai.gov.in To:                                                                                                                                          August 1st 2018   Shri Pawan Kumar Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety & Standards Authority of India, FDA Bhawan, near Bal Bhavan, […]

ILLEGAL GM FOODS FLOODING INDIA – “It is no longer a case of simple negligence or apathy, but adoption of an anti-citizen policy on GM foods”

ILLEGAL GM FOODS FLOODING INDIA – GOVERNMENT OF INDIA ACTIVELY JEOPARDISING HEALTH OF ALL INDIANS BY ALLOWING ILLEGAL HAZARDOUS GM FOODS, WITH REGULATORS AND ALL CONCERNED MINISTRIES KEEPING MUM “It is no longer a case of simple negligence or apathy, but adoption of an anti-citizen policy on GM foods”   New Delhi, July 26th 2018: Reacting to […]

Our letter to GEAC on its (facetious) so-called Review of GM mustard in its 134th meeting

———- Forwarded message ———- From: GM Free India <indiagmfree@gmail.com> Date: 14 May 2018 at 16:02 Subject: GEAC’s 134th meeting minutes – our serious concerns regarding the same To: sujata@nic.in, cm.krishna@gov.in, akmehta@nic.in Cc: geac.secretariat@gov.in, gyanesh.bharti@ias.nic.in, Madhumita Biswas <mbiswas2012in@gmail.com>, membersecretarygeac@gmail.com, kveluthambi@rediffmail.com, crb26@hotmail.com, sesikeran B <sesikeran@gmail.com>, nppbg@pau.edu, kk.sinha@nic.in, srrao@dbt.nic.in, aptesk@barc.gov.in, ddgcs.icar@nic.in, js_sandhuin@yahoo.com, kumarv@icmr.org.in, sonti@ccmb.res.in, Swati_sri_2002@yahoo.com, ppa@nic.in, ccb.cpcb@nic.in, jsseeds-agri@nic.in, […]

FSSAI’s draft labeling notice is inconsistent & ultra vires-Remember, GM foods are not permitted in India!

———- Forwarded message ———- From: GM Free India <indiagmfree@gmail.com> Date: 7 May 2018 at 08:29 Subject: Our comment on Draft Notice on Food Safety & Standards (labelling and display) Regulations 2018 To: regulation@fssai.gov.in To: Shri Pawan Kumar Agarwal Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, 3rd Floor,  FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road, New […]

Regulators Pass Buck to Each Other & Other Ministries While Hundreds of Tonnes of Illegal GM Seed Import Takes Place Into India (English and Hindi Press Release)

New Delhi, May 2nd2018: Continuing the complaint-forwarding chain, Ministry of Commerce & Industry’s Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has asked Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare to take actions on the illegal Genetically Modified (GM) seed import taking place in India. Ironically, while […]

Coalition complains to Centre on illegal import of multiple GM seeds and lack of action on confirmed GM soybean case from months ago

GEAC and DGFT prove to be irresponsible regulators “By not preventing illegal genetically modified seeds from entering the country, our regulators continue to dodge their responsibilities – jeopardizing environment and health of citizens” New Delhi, March 6th 2018: A recent complaint lodged with the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) and a Right To Information (RTI) […]

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