GM mustard gets go-ahead: Scientist Vandana Shiva calls move 'fraud perpetrated on nation'

Condemning the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee's (GEAC) decision to allow herbicide tolerant Bayer’s GM mustard, scientist and environmentalist Dr Vandana Shiva sent out the call across India to intensify resistance to genetically modified (GM) mustard and "the hijack of our food by the Monsanto and Bayer."

File image of Vandana Shiva. Getty

File image of Vandana Shiva. Getty

The GEAC gave a nod to Bayer's Herbicide Tolerant(HT) GM mustard on Thursday, despite a case still being heard in the Supreme Court and a commitment to the court that no decision will be made till the court gives further directions.

Indra Shekhar Singh speaks with Dr Vandana Shiva to know more about this decision.

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