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GM Crops 2013: No panacea to food security

Publication | February 19, 2013 at 16:30

An infographic on Genetically Modified food. Genetically Modified crops commercialised for nearly 20 years. Industry data indicates a rejection by majority of the countries to adopt this controversial technology.

Greenpeace India lauds Govt decision to put GM crop field trials on hold

Press release | June 21, 2013 at 19:30

New Delhi: June 22, 2013: Greenpeace India welcomed the Indian government’s decision to stop the permission for field trials of GM crops and called it a step in the right direction for keeping our food and farms free from contamination from GM...

Monsanto's GM corn biosafety data raises serious questions

Feature story | January 30, 2013 at 0:16

If you thought the threat from genetically modified (GM) food crops was over with the moratorium Bt brinjal, think again. American biotech giant Monsanto has been conducting final biosafety research and field trials for its genetically modified...

Over 4 lakh people demand the withdrawal of the BRAI bill 2013

Feature story | August 22, 2013 at 21:01

As the deadline for public feedback on the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) Bill closes on August 25, a delegation from the Coalition for a GM free India and Greenpeace India, delivered petitions from over 4 lakh people...

Greenpeace crop circles appear across the country, sound alarm against GM food invasion

Press release | June 6, 2013 at 23:21

New Delhi: June 7, 2013: Greenpeace sent out a strong message on Friday, saying "NO TO GM, YES TO FOOD SAFETY" by creating a giant crop circle in Najafgarh, near Delhi.

Controversial BRAI Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

Press release | April 22, 2013 at 2:57

New Delhi: April 22, 2013: The controversial Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha today amid huge protests by opposition parties on the failure of the government on various matters. Mr Jaipal...

Greenpeace India poll shows that 97% Indians do not want GM crops

Press release | April 7, 2013 at 19:00

New Delhi: April 8: Greenpeace volunteers dressed as vegetables went to the Agriculture Ministry today and submitted the results of an online poll which is reflective of India’s rejection of GM crops and demanded that Sharad Pawar stop promoting...

Greenpeace Challenges Sharad Pawar, says GM crops cannot offer food security

Press release | February 19, 2013 at 16:30

New Delhi, February 20, 2013: Rejecting Sharad Pawar’s stance on GM crops being the answer to India’s food security, 17 Greenpeace activists unfurled a massive banner with the message “Say NO to GM, Yes to Food Security” at the Food Corporation...

Supreme Court Expert committee recommends moratorium on GM Field trials

Press release | October 18, 2012 at 3:41

Kurukshetra/New Delhi, October 18, 2012: Hundreds of farmers from Bharat Kisan Union carrying banners and monster corn placards reading “Monsanto GM corn Quit India” gathered together in a peaceful protest outside the Regional Research station of...

Nestlé India in a hot spot as consumers reject GM food

Press release | October 7, 2009 at 10:00

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace volunteers today delivered anti-GM messages on behalf of more than 28,000 consumers across India, demanding that Nestlé India commit to providing GM-free food now and in future.

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