Genetically modified organism Current Affairs, GK & News
A Parliamentary Panel asked the government to put a halt on all field trials and demanded bar on Genetically Modified (GM) food crops. The committee sought probe into how permission was given to commercialize Bt. Brinjal seed when all evaluation tests were not carried out. The Panel criticized the government for not discussing the matter ..
Topics: Biotechnology • Branches of biology • Cotton • Emerging technologies • Genetic engineering • Genetically modified brinjal • Genetically modified crops • Genetically modified food controversies • Genetically modified organism • Life sciences • Molecular biology
The Ministry of Consumer Affairs has made it mandatory to label every package containing Genetically Modified (GM) food from January 1, 2013. The ministry published a gazette notification that every package containing the genetically modified food shall bear at the top of its principal display panel the words ‘GM’. The ministry’s decision will affect the ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Biology • Biotechnology • Book:Genetic Modified Crops • Emerging technologies • Flavr Savr • Genetic engineering • Genetically modified food • Genetically modified organism • Life sciences • Molecular biology • Monsanto