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Empty promises: The “Rome Declaration on World Food Security” in 1996 and today’s...

Publication | 1 June, 2002 at 2:00

When representatives of 186 countries (112 of them heads of state) met in Rome in November1996, their declared aim was to secure a political commitment to tackle the underlying issuescauseing widespread hunger and malnutrition. They committed...

The False Promise of Genetically Engineered Rice

Publication | 1 February, 2001 at 1:00

The US Assault on Biosaftey - The WTO dispute on GMOs

Publication | 15 February, 2005 at 1:00

Briefing on the US govt complaint to the WTO regarding EU de facto moratorium on GMOs

Golden Illusion

Publication | 17 October, 2013 at 19:53

GE 'Golden' rice is a genetically engineered (GE, also called genetically modified, GM) rice variety developed by the biotech industry to produce pro-vitamin A (beta-carotene). Proponents portray GE 'Golden' rice as a technical, quick-fix solut...

Bayer's Double Trouble

Publication | 6 April, 2009 at 20:02

Bayer's genetically engineered (GE) rice - designed to be tolerant of the herbicide glufosinate - will lead to increased use of herbicides, and threatens non-GE varieties with contamination and farmers with economic insecurity.

Counting the Costs of Genetic Engineering

Publication | 26 January, 2010 at 1:00

As the biotechnology industry continues to hail GE (genetic engineering) as the solution to innumerable problems, the grim reality unfolds in our fields and in the market place. The stories contained in this dossier document these failures, both...

Genetic engineering exposed

Publication | 15 September, 2006 at 16:27

Genes are the tiny building blocks that make up every living thing. Genetic engineering is when genes from plants, animals or bacteria are inserted into plants or animals in a laboratory to create new organisms that would not occur naturally. The...

Genetix Crime Unit

Publication | 15 September, 2006 at 16:29

The Genetix Crime Unit takes the issue of genetic engineering to the frontlines. We will journey through key European countries in the Autumn of 2006 exposing the culture of secrecy on the whereabouts of genetically engineered maize fields. We...

Monsanto's 7 Deadly Sins

Publication | 10 March, 2008 at 1:00

Apart from the scientific, environmental and health concerns around the growing and consumption of GE crops, agro-chemical companies like Monsanto conceal the truth about the benefits to farmers and consumers. Here we will deconstruct Monsanto’s...

Scientist statement: health concerns posed by genetically engineered rice from China

Publication | 5 September, 2006 at 2:00

Three independent scientists with expertise in the field of GE and health have issued a statement backing the health concerns raised by Greenpeace International.

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