1. GM mustard: No decision on crop’s commercial release, Centre tells Supreme Court

GM mustard: No decision on crop’s commercial release, Centre tells Supreme Court

The central government on Friday told the Supreme Court that no decision has been taken for the commercial release of genetically modified (GM) mustard.

By: | Published: September 15, 2017 12:53 PM
Central government, GM, Mustard, Supreme Court The central government on Friday told the Supreme Court that no decision has been taken for the commercial release of genetically modified (GM) mustard. (Image: IE)

The central government on Friday told the Supreme Court that no decision has been taken for the commercial release of genetically modified (GM) mustard. Additional Solicitor General P.S. Narasimha told a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that government has not taken a decision on the commercial release of the GM mustard. The government said this in response to petitions by NGO Gene Campaign, Research Foundation for Science and Technology and environmentalist Aruna Rodrigues opposing the release of GM crops.

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