What is this BT Brinjal issue?
india, as a party to the convention on biodiversity and having ratified the cartagena protocol (cp) is committed to the safe handling of living modified organisms (lmos) or gmos. cp provides a broad framework on biosafety especially focusing on transboundary movements of gmos and also covers seeds that are meant for intentional release into the environment, as well as those gmos that are intended for food, feed or used in food processing. bt cotton was the first transgenic crop to be released in india. after its introduction in the year 2002, there has been a lot of co ...more
Professor Seralini, commissioned by Greenpeace India to undertake the assessment, said his key findings were statistically significant differences between groups of animals fed GM and non-GM brinjal in the raw data, which were discounted rather than used to raise food safety concerns and to call for further investigation . Although the differences were not reported in the dossier summaries, they remained visible in the raw experimental data. These differences, seen by Monsanto-Mahyco, were deemed bio ...more