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Can someone give me facts about India's position on genetically-modified food? 

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gaara1012 | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted May 5, 2013 at 11:50 PM via web

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Can someone give me facts about India's position on genetically-modified food? 

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Kay Morse | College Teacher | (Level 1) Senior Educator

Posted May 6, 2013 at 10:17 PM (Answer #1)

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As of October 2012, a government appointed team of scientific experts recommended a 10-year field trial to test the safety and hazards of GMOs. They stated that in a 10-year period, regulatory policy and safety issues could be addressed and developed. As of October 2012, India's Supreme court, which handles advisories, had not begun to hear or deliberate on the recommendation though the recommendation had been submitted.

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