Technology is coming to the rescue of humans to fight the new food security challenges we face.
The world of CRISPR Cas9 is a double-edged sword for food safety and security. But then, that’s true for most technologies. Nuclear energy makes electricity and bombs too!
We are at a time when GM brinjal (eggplant), and possibly other GM plants, have spread to various parts of India and demonstrated the failure of government regulation. In addition, we are on the verge of an explosion of GM plants from many new unregulated sources due to the impact of
There is an article about several organisations that are opposing GMO crops, and urging the Government to stop the spread of illegal cultivation of Genetically Modified crops. Well, I have news for these “environmentalists” and “human health activists”. They will lose the battle and there is nothing much they can
The recent farmers’ agitation in Western India, to be allowed to grow Bt Cotton, or the illegal cultivation and sale of GMO brinjal (egg plant) in North India, are just the beginning of many more such things that we are going to see. The reason is simple. The economics of