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India Says No To Bt Brinjal, But Not Cabbage, Rice Or Other?

In Food/Drink, GM Crops, India, Politics on February 9, 2010 at 7:20 am

Good. It seems the government bowed under pressure.

But then this odd caveat which sounds like a bait and switch attempt for other potential genetically modified vegetables and crops

he [Environment minister Jairam Ramesh] made it clear that the decision applied only to Bt Brinjal and does not cover future of genetically-modified crops, be it ladyfinger, cabbage or rice”

  1. This is good news. We have to celebrate these things!

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