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"Smart" breeding, where science and farmers' knowledge meet

Publication | October 28, 2014 at 17:25

GE crops are very limited in sophistication, being almost completely dominated by herbicide tolerance and insect resistance traits. Could the numerous tools of biotechnology deliver better outcomes? This report tries to answer that question.

Celebrating safe food on World Food day

Feature story | October 28, 2011 at 15:16

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food,” George Bernard Shaw.

Say No to Genetic Engineering

Hub | September 22, 2010 at 14:23

Greenpeace in India and in several other countries entered the agriculture scenario with the campaign against the environmental release of GE or GM organisms. GE crops represent everything that is wrong with our agriculture. They perpetuate the...

Thousands of citizens demand that the BRAI bill be withdrawn and India be GMO free

Feature story | August 9, 2013 at 17:07

On the eve of Quit India Day, August 8, over 2,000 citizens from 20 states came together at Jantar Mantar, Delhi for a day-long protest and march demanding that GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) and multinational seed giant, Monsanto quit...

Tamil Nadu Rice Associations move to safeguard rice from genetic modification

Press release | June 4, 2012 at 17:19

Greenpeace welcomes the Federation of Tamil Nadu Rice Mill Owners & Paddy – Rice Dealers Association's demand to safeguard rice, from being genetically modified (GM) and underscoring the value of biodiversity that is intrinsically linked with the...

Safe Food Guide v 2.0

Publication | September 2, 2010 at 14:05

In this second version of the Safe Food Guide, Greenpeace reassesses the scenario in India with respect to the use of genetically modified organisms, consumer attitudes towards GMOs and behaviour of popular food brands.

Greenpeace releases Safe Food Guide version 2.0 Greenpeace releases Safe Food Guide...

Press release | September 2, 2010 at 20:36

Greenpeace today released the Safe Food Guide version 2.0 that ranks 25 of the most popular food companies which hold a major share of the market in India. Based on their responsibility towards Indian consumer on the GM food issue, the Guide...

BRAI bill: A threat to our food and farming

Publication | February 9, 2012 at 17:30

The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) bill, 2011, has been proposed by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. If cleared, this bill will ease the entry of genetically modified crops into our country.

Effects on health and environment of transgenic (or GM) Bt brinjal

Publication | April 17, 2009 at 17:00

A report by Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini, University of Caen France, shows the danger genetically modified Bt brinjal poses to the environment and our health.

Pesticide-free farming is the future

Blog entry by Siddharth Sreenivas | August 18, 2014

"Fruits and vegetables that Delhiites consume everyday are practically unfit for human consumption," noted the Delhi High Court on March 5th, 2014. This was following the findings of the High Court appointed expert committee on the...

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