Tag: Precautionary Principle

Coalition condemns Biotech industry attempts to hijack and dilute the CBD MOP6 discussions

MOP exposes real safety concerns of GM crops; Coalition demands that India should not allow any open-air field trials or release of GM crops. A comprehensive Biosafety Law be enacted with strict liability and redress provisions. The CBD MOP6, has for once, exposed the Global Biotech industry’s attempts to sabotage the Supplementary Protocol by attempting […]

Right time to review a decade of Bt cotton: National conference questions the success claims

“RIGHT TIME TO REVIEW TEN YEARS OF Bt COTTON” – NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON Bt COTTON QUESTIONS THE SUCCESS CLAIMS: EXPRESSES CONCERN ON THREAT TO OUR SEED SOVEREIGNTY New Delhi, June 12, 2012: A two-day national conference to review ten years of Bt cotton experience in India, by various stakeholders including farmers’ groups, regulators, industry and […]

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