Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Govt withholds GM food info

Last month, in response to a Right to Information application, the government had refused to share these details.

We should know what we eat. That was the premise on which an environmental group filed a petition under the Right to Information Act last month, asking for specific data on field trials of genetically modified food crops, including their toxicity and allergicity levels.

The Information Commission directed the department of biotechnology to provide this information within 10 days but when the response from the government came it was far from satisfactory.

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