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Petitioners counter pressures to reverse court ruling vs BT eggplant

“The court is convinced that the field testing of BT Talong is not a purely scientific activity which belongs within the province of scientists alone… those who are affected by the field testing must be consulted and must be engaged in the process of this kind of risky activity.”– Zelda Soriano, counsel for the petitioners

Read also: The perils of genetically-modified crops

“There are numerous studies on the harmful effects of GMOs but pro-GMO scientists refuse to see this. Their blindness is not caused by GMO but by the money offered by big companies.” – Dr. Romy Quijano, toxicologist By RHENNIE N. CANTIGA Bulatlat.com MANILA— Citing hazards to health, environment and livelihood of genetically-modified organisms, scientists and…