GMO news related to India

23.11.2006 |

India: Rice exporters burn GM rice fields

Rice farmers, who fear about their exports, have burned down such field trials by Monsanto's Mahyco company in India. And Robert Zeigler, director-general of the Manila-based International Rice Research Institute, says: “There is neither environmental assessment, nor human food safety assessment available for Bt rice. Proper precautions must be taken.”