Tag Archives: GM Crops

Self-poisoning by license

The NATION – March 19, 2014 NAJMA SADEQUE Alarming news has just arrived from Canada. The latest research reveals that Bt toxins are turning up in pregnant women and killing human embryo cells and unborn babies. Where did these toxins … Continue reading

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Mayhem by monoculture

February 19, 2014 NAJMA SADEQUE Crop failures are an inevitable part of agricultural life. Though blame is often attributed to drought, excess rains, and other weather discrepancies, the chosen method of farming itself is never called into question. Instead, massive … Continue reading

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Corporate brinjal and the profit motive

By Najma Sadeque   When smooth operators can’t break in through the front entrance, they worm in from the back door. Even after a lawsuit was filed against Monsanto biopiracy, it took India’s civil society years to win a decade-long … Continue reading

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