After years of wait and regulatory scrutiny, the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), India’s regulator for transgenic products, has finally recommended the genetically modified mustard seeds named Dhara Mustard Hybrid 11 (DMH-11) for commercial release. In 2010, GEAC had approved Bt Brinjal, but the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF) did not permit its commercialisation. We hope that this time, the government will respect scientists’ recommendation and allow farmers to grow DMH-11 in their fields. Once again, anti-GMO activists are ...
GM Mustard: Let the Dhara flow as this tech is pro-farmer and pro-science
However, there is no evidence that GMOs are harmful for human health
Avinash Kishore Last Updated at August 2, 2017 02:30 IST
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