BT Crops

  • Parliamentary panel orders probe into BT Brinjal August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel ordered a probe into the BT Brinjal on Thursday after a parliamentary committee report said that adequate tests were not carried out and that the committee approving its use was under tremendous pressure from a minister to approve the BT Brinjal. The report quoted Dr PM...
  • Bt Brinjal tests inadequate: How safe is it? December 4, 2009

    In October, an Expert Committee gave its approval to Bt Brinjal. Now not just activists or dissenters, even the chairman of that expert group concedes that necessary tests were not done. And without them, at this stage, we simply do not know whether Bt Brinjal is safe or not. CNN-IBN's...
  • Gene tweaked but is this brinjal safe to eat? January 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Genetically modified brinjals may soon land on your plate and no that is not good news. Experimental genetically modified (GM) crops must be grown under strictly monitoring, but a company is growing Bt brinjal in open air in a place called Hamirpur near Delhi. The Bt brinjal has been genetically...