Bt Brinjals…Boon or Doom

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December 1, 2009 by ritadate

The Bt brinjal may soon be coming to a market near you.
Can Bt foods solve the hunger crisis in the world?  I believe the research is insufficient on GM(geneticially modifed) food.

The “Bt” brinjal strain is named after the soil bacterium bacillus thuringiensis that naturally makes an insect-killing toxin that wards off the brinjal farmer’s pests which attack the fruits and stem of the plant.

Read Bad Brinjals for more info.

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