India bans some GMO crops while biotech illegally plants others
2/23 Update: India’s Prime Minister voids GMO ban: Sets up pro-GMO committee to vote this Saturday
By Rady Ananda
India’s battles over genetically modified organisms (GMO) intensified this month as both sides maneuvered to promote or resist their proliferation. Mediating the debate, at least for now, is India’s Minister of Environment and Forests, Jairam Ramesh.
Posted in Bioweaponry, Environment, FDA, USDA, Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering
Tagged biosafety, biotech battles escalate india to sue gmo giants, biotechnology, BRAI 2009, BT Brinjal, bt cotton, cartagena protocol, food freedom, Genetical Engineering, genetically modified food, gmo, gmo india, ht cotton, mahyco, Monsanto, rady ananda, shiv chopra, vandana shiva
By Tom Burghardt
The history of bioweapons research in the United States is a history of illicit — and illegal — human experiments.
From the Cold War to the War on Terror, successive American administrations have turned a blind eye on dubious research rightly characterized as having “a little of the Buchenwald touch.”
Posted in War and Peace
Tagged biodefense, Biological Warfare and the National Security State, biosafety, bioterrorism, class war, dead silence fear and terror on the anthrax trail, domestic terrorism, eugenics, fort detrick, global research, ibm and the holocaust, lab 257 the disturbing story of the government's secret germ laboratory, operation paperclip, plutonium files, politics, secret agenda, tom burghardt, trading with the enemy