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Dinesh C. Sharma – Monsanto ‘faked’ data for approvals claims its ex-chief

* Tiruvadi Jagadisan says the company ‘used to fake scientific data’ The debate on genetically modified (GM) brinjal variety continues to generate heat. Former managing director of Monsanto India, Tiruvadi Jagadisan, is the latest to join the critics of Bt brinjal, perhaps the first industry insider to do so. Jagadisan, who worked with Monsanto for nearly two decades, including eight …

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Colin Todhunter – Organic Agriculture, Capitalism And The Parallel Reality Of The Pro-GM Evangelist

Consider that India had for generations sustained one of the highest densities of population on earth, without any chemical fertilisers, pesticides, exotic dwarf strains of grain or ‘bio-tech’ inputs. And it did it without degrading the soil. That is according to the evidence provided by Arun Shrivastava. What is truly impressive, however, is he then goes on to demonstrate that …