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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

no to BT Brinjal for now

no to BT Brinjal for now

After BT Brinjal Controversy BT brinjal is banned in India. There are many potential health hazards in foods bio-engineered in this manner according to several studies on Bt crops in particular and GM crops in general. A current study from Madhya Pradesh in India shows undesirable human health impacts in farm and factory workers with allergies caused by Bt Cotton, through Bt crops. There was also reported Itching skin, eruptions on the body, swollen faces etc, correlated with levels of exposure to Bt Cotton. In the front of the campaign opposing the GM variety of Brinjal is Greanpeace.

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