Author: kavitha

Coalition Letter to Dr Harsh Vardhan, MoEFCC (June 19th 2017)

———- Forwarded message ———- From: GM Free India <indiagmfree@gmail.com> Date: 19 June 2017 at 15:03 Subject: GM mustard decision-making To: drhrshvardhan@gmail.com, ps2mefcc@gov.in, psmos-mef@nic.in, mustard.mef@gov.in To:   Dr Harsh Vardhan, MoEFCC, Govt of India.     Dear Sir,   Sub: GM mustard decision-making – reg.   We introduce ourselves to you as a large national coalition that has been struggling to keep […]

FAQs, left UNANSWERED by MOEFCC on GM Mustard

A PDF version of this document is available here.   VERY FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs), UNANSWERED BY MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS & CLIMATE CHANGE   This Note has been prepared by the Coalition for a GM-Free India (http://indiagminfo.org) which is a broad platform of hundreds of organisations across India, striving to keep India GM-Free, and […]

Letter from Sarson Satyagraha to MoEFCC on May 17th 2017

To:                                                                                                                                                          May 17th 2017 Shri Anil Madhav Dave, Minister of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Government of India.   Dear Shri Anil Madhav Dave, Greetings! The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) has gone ahead and on May 11th 2017 cleared genetically modified herbicide tolerant mustard for commercial cultivation in India. They of course did this […]

India’s largest farmers unions write to Minister Dave, asking him to reject GM mustard commercialisation

———- Forwarded message ———- From: “Bku Tikait” <bku.tikait@gmail.com> Date: 12-May-2017 5:25 PM Subject: REJECT GM MUSTARD COMMERCIALISATION APPLICATION To: <anil.dave@sansad.nic.in>, <andps2mefcc@gov.in> Cc: plz see attachment — Dharmendra Kumar Bhartiya Kisan Union cell: +91 9219691168 Web-http://www. bhartiyakisanunion.org/ BKU blog [Farmers World] : http://bhartiyakisanunion. blogspot.com/ REJECT GM MUSTARD COMMERCIALISATION APPLICATION.doc 12th May 2017   To:   Shri […]

SARSON SATYAGRAHA CONDEMNS GEAC’S GREEN SIGNAL TO HERBICIDE TOLERANT GM MUSTARD: ASKS ENVIRONMENT MINISTER TO BE RESPONSIBLE IN HIS DECISION

New Delhi, May 11th 2017:  Sarson Satyagraha, a broad platform of hundreds of organisations representing farmers, consumers, scientists and others that has been at the forefront of resisting the approval of GM mustard in India has condemned the green signal provided by GEAC to herbicide tolerant GM mustard today. “GEAC has proven yet again that […]

Transgenic Crops: Hazards and Uncertainties

A new publication, this time from the Special Secretariat for Family Farming and Agrarian Development (Ministry of Agrarian Development, Brazil), called Transgenic Crops Hazards & Uncertainties – More than 750 studies disregarded by the GMOs regulatory bodies, once again presents clearly to us the risks of transgenic plants to the health and environment, and scientific […]

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