Farmers and environmentalists in India protest plan to introduce genetically modified crop Farmers and environmentalists in Indi
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Farmers and environmentalists in India are protesting the government’s plans to introduce genetically modified food in the country. The groups have stepped up their campaign after a government committee recently recommended a transgenic version of the popular Indian vegetable Eggplant for commercial release, declaring it safe for human consumption. The government is holding public meetings to decide whether or not to allow the country’s first genetically modified food crop for cultivation. From New Delhi FSRN'S Bismillah Geelani has the story.