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[25 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 6,344 views]
Reject This Bill

There are many flaws and uncalled provisions in the proposed Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India Bill. Dubbing it as “the wrong Bill, by the wrong people for the wrong reasons” activists of Kheti Virasat Mission and Youth For Safe Food write to Members of Parliament to reject the legislation to be tabled in the current session and instead demand for a national biosafety protection authority. Excerpts from the letter:
There are many scientific and other concerns with regard to genetically modified organisms in our food and farming systems. The nationwide debate …