India: Agriculture minister suspects U.S. lobbies of funding anti-GM campaigns

| January 28, 2013 |

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NAGPUR: Union agriculture minister andNCPsupremoSharadPawar gave a new twist to the controversy on genetically modified (GM) crops like cotton and soyabean. He said the fact that lobbies in the United States could be funding campaigns in India against GM crops, especially in soyabean, so as to protect the interests of large seed and oil exporters.

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