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Biotechnology product Bt eggplant to bring P9.33 million yearly health costs savings, benefitting consumers’ and farmers’ health, beneficial insects animals, birds

Biotechnology product Bt eggplant will bring health cost savings of P9.33 million yearly from its nearly pesticide-free use, benefitting not only health of consumers but especially of farmers, beneficial insects, farm animals, and birds, a study showed. The “Health and Environmental Impacts of Bt Eggplant” by Sergio R. Francisco has estimated savings in a survey [&hellip

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GM crops like the Philippines-developed Bt eggplant to benefit biodiversity, prevent people’s exposure to health risks from chemicals

Genetically modified (GM) crops like the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) eggplant being developed in the Philippines will have far-reaching benefit on biodiversity and prevent people’s exposure to health risks from chemicals. Scary stories against GM is being spread by supposed environmentalists. But GM really has really been the answer to preserving millions of hectares of land [&hellip

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