In this video taken at Navdanya, Dehradun, India, Dr Mira Shiva speaks about her feedback to the public hearings on Bt Brinjal. (Time: 13:57)
Dr Mira Shiva is a medical doctor and public health activist in India. She gave her feedback to public hearings on the introduction of Bt Brinjal (aubergine) in India. In February 2010, the Indian Government made a decision to halt the commercial production of GM Bt brinjal/aubergine/eggplant, which contains an insecticidal toxin protein from the soil bacterium Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis).