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Greenpeace Exposes Genetically Engineered Drug Corn

Press release | 20 November, 2002 at 1:00

 

Despite ban GMO corn gluten feed from US unloaded in Rotterdam harbour

Background | 18 April, 2005 at 18:12

Rotterdam - A shipment with 50000 tons of maize corn gluten from US which arrived at Rotterdam harbour on Sunday is being unloaded despite the vote last Friday of European Member states to implement an emergency measure to prevent illegal GMO...

Greenpeace confronts GE-ship on Polish waters

Press release | 17 November, 2005 at 1:00

Greenpeace today stopped the unloading of the “Hope”, a vessel carrying about 25.000 tonnes of genetically engineered (GE) soya from Argentina in the Polish port of Gdynia. Greenpeace activists from ten European countries surrounded the ship in...

US threatens EU over GE labelling laws

Feature story | 27 November, 2003 at 1:00

In a letter to US Trade Representative Robert Zoellick this week, a collected front of 22 US agribusiness lobby groups and organized farm interests called on Washington to "take every possible action" against coming EU rules on labelling and...

Illegal GE rice contaminates food chain in China

Press release | 13 April, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace is calling for an urgent, international product recall after uncovering the illegal release of a variety of genetically engineered (GE) rice in China. The GE rice has not been approved for human consumption and may have contaminated...

GE soya dumping exposed in Thailand

Feature story | 19 November, 2003 at 1:00

Our activists have deployed two inflatables off the port of Srichang Island in Thailand to label the large cargo ship MV Poseidon by painting a giant "X" and the letters "GMOs" on the side of the ship, exposing that Thailand has become the...

Maize under threat as Mexico fails to ban US imports

Press release | 16 October, 2001 at 2:00

Patents on Rice: the Genetic Engineering Hypocrisy

Press release | 26 April, 2005 at 2:00

At their AGM today the genetic engineering (GE) corporation Syngenta will celebrate with its shareholders how much money they made in the last year. At the same time Greenpeace research(1) reveals how they plan to further profit from farmers all...

European Markets Report 2005

Publication | 27 January, 2005 at 1:00

Greenpeace calls on UN biosafety conference to make: “genetic polluters pay”

Press release | 9 May, 2008 at 2:00

From 12-16 May, governments from around the world will gather in Bonn, Germany to hammer out the final details of global liability and redress measures for damage caused by genetically engineered (GE) organisms. Greenpeace will attend the 4th...

Agro-biotech giant Syngenta plants illegal Genetically Engineered crop in Brazilian...

Press release | 15 March, 2006 at 1:00

Over one thousand farmers occupied the site of an illegal field trial of GE soybeans planted by agro-biotech giant Syngenta in the National Park of Iguacu in Parana, southern Brazil on Tuesday. The site of the illegal trails was occupied by...

Greenpeace, Jose Bové protest against genetically engineered soy on high seas

Press release | 25 January, 2005 at 1:00

This morning the Greenpeace-ship Esperanza intercepted the bulk carrier 'Golden Lion' 140 nautical miles off the coast of Portugal. The Golden Lion is transporting 30.000 tons of genetically engineered soy from Argentina to France. Onboard the...

WTO - "Straitjacket" on Right to Say No to GMOs

Press release | 21 July, 2003 at 2:00

 

Monsanto Wages War on Consumers, Farmers and the Environment

Press release | 22 May, 2003 at 2:00

 

Island contaminated by illegal GMO

Feature story | 5 September, 2007 at 18:03

Environmental activists today placed an entire island under strict quarantine after finding illegal genetically modified (GMO) soya being grown there.

One Million People Waiting

Feature story | 5 February, 2007 at 18:25

European citizens have long rejected genetically engineered (GE) food in their supermarkets but under the current EU labelling laws, animal products such as milk, meat and eggs coming from animals fed with GE feed can be sold without any labels...

Crop Circles Appear on Three Continents

Feature story | 3 October, 2006 at 19:43

Huge crop circles in maize fields in Mexico, Spain and Philippines have appeared as we launch a global campaign to protect the home of maize from genetic contamination.

Banned: GE Rice Imports

Feature story | 29 September, 2006 at 19:51

Just weeks after we uncovered US rice on supermarket shelves in Europe contained illegal genetically engineered (GE) rice, the scandal keeps growing with more illegal GE rice being discovered. In the latest blow for the GE industry, the world's...

Mexican Crop Circle asks the question

Feature story | 14 August, 2006 at 2:00

John Lundberg, a professional cropcircle maker talks about his latest work, a giant question mark in a maize field in Mexico and working with us.

GE Maps censored by French Court

Feature story | 27 July, 2006 at 2:00

If you fly over the south of France you might be tempted to believe that aliens have landed with a huge crop circle appearing in a field of maize. But the aliens aren't from a distant galaxy; it's Genetically Engineered (GE) maize from the...

GE papaya in the dock in Thailand court case

Feature story | 1 June, 2006 at 19:22

The trial of two Greenpeace activists at the Bangkok Criminal Court closed today with the activists facing three criminal counts and up to five years jail time if convicted. Their alleged crime? Exposing the role of the Thai Department of...

Swiss vote NO to GE

Feature story | 28 November, 2005 at 1:00

Last Sunday, people turned up at polling booths across Switzerland in a referendum to determine whether genetically engineered (GE) crops and animals can be grown in the alpine nation during the next five years. Their verdict in each and every...

Jaguars roar into action

Feature story | 29 August, 2005 at 2:00

In Argentina precious forest is being bulldozed at a rate of a soccer pitch area every three minutes - all for soya crops to feed pigs and chickens in Europe and China. We are out to stop this destruction with the Greenpeace Jaguar team.

Rice at risk

Feature story | 16 October, 2004 at 2:00

Rice has been a grown around the world for over 10,000 years, it is cultivated in 113 countries and 3000 million people rely on it as a staple food. All of this is in danger as the spectre of genetic engineering creeps up on the planet's most...

Brazil can be GE free

Feature story | 12 February, 2003 at 1:00

The commercial growing of genetically engineered (GE) crops in Brazil has been blocked by legal injunctions for several years now. Crucial decisions about these injunctions might be made in the few next weeks. Agrochemical giant Monsanto is...

Outdoor pharming puts food supply at risk

Feature story | 15 November, 2002 at 1:00

Two recently disclosed cases of contamination of the US food supply drive home the inherent dangers of turning plants into mini-factories, producing protein-based pharmaceuticals in fields right next to fields of food crops.

Bayer pulls out of India

Feature story | 15 November, 2004 at 1:00

Bayer has pulled out of GE research in India after sustained pressure from Greenpeace; this is the biotech giant's third defeat this year proving just how unsustainable and unwanted GE agriculture is.

GE papaya scandal in Thailand

Feature story | 27 July, 2004 at 2:00

We warned the Thai government over a year ago not to play with genetically engineered (GE) papaya but they didn't listen. Although trials of the engineered food crop are banned, it seems they couldn't resist having a go themselves. Now they have...

Ge activists make themselves heard in Rome

Feature story | 16 June, 2004 at 2:00

Attendees of the World Food Business Summit in Rome, Italy were 'welcomed' today by hundreds of audio messages from consumers in all 25 EU nations saying that they didn't want GE in their food.

GM setback in UK

Feature story | 31 March, 2004 at 2:00

Following the controversial UK government approval of genetically engineered (GE) maize for commercial planting, the only company authorized to grow GE maize has withdrawn its application. It now appears unlikely the UK will see any...

GM crops flunk the test

Feature story | 3 October, 2003 at 2:00

The debate on Genetically Modified (GM) crops is often a polarised one with environmentalists and the majority of sceptical consumers against the crops and powerful corporate interests attempting to steamroller all opposition. Now those companies...

WTO free zone

Feature story | 28 July, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace cordoned off the UN building in Montreal, to protect it from the US attack on consumers, farmers and the environment. Activists at the Greenpeace checkpoint were on the lookout for representatives of the US administration and Canadian...

Italian seeds contaminated with GE maize

Feature story | 10 July, 2003 at 2:00

Over 100 farmers in Northern Italy have discovered that non-genetically engineered (GE) maize seeds that they bought and planted, were in fact contaminated by GE maize. The fact that cases like this are happening on a regular basis, raises...

Tougher EU GMO legislation

Feature story | 2 July, 2003 at 2:00

The European Parliament has adopted the world's toughest rules on the labelling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), despite intensified pressure from the US and the GE industry. The new rules bring great news for EU consumers, farmers and...

Biosafety Protocol becomes law

Feature story | 17 June, 2003 at 2:00

When the tiny pacific nation of Palau ratified the UN Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety last Friday, the way was cleared for the world's first legally binding agreement that reaffirms the sovereign right of countries to reject imports of...

Do you know what's in your food?

Feature story | 16 December, 2002 at 1:00

It would seem a easy choice. In most countriesIt would seem an easy choice. In most countries you can see on the label what is in the food you buy, how much sugar it contains or the amount of fat. When it comes to a contentious issue as...

Zero tolerance for bad seed proposal

Feature story | 4 October, 2002 at 2:00

They're hoping you won't notice, but a decision that could open Europe to the Trojan horse of genetic contamination is being quietly rushed through the European Union (EU).

Eat this or die

Feature story | 30 September, 2002 at 2:00

Zambian president Levy Mwananwasa's rejection this month of US food aid shocked the world. With child malnutrition soaring to 59 percent in his drought-stricken country, how dare he turn down this generous gift of maize?

Europe votes to accept world's strictest GMO labelling

Feature story | 3 July, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace welcomed a European Parliament vote for tightened regulations which give consumers and farmers in Europe the choice to accept or reject GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in the food they eat and the feed they use.

Argentina shows GE not hunger solution

Feature story | 9 June, 2002 at 2:00

As governments tackle the problem of hunger at the UN World Food Summit, Greenpeace released a report showing how genetically engineered (GE) crops increase poverty, while failing to address hunger.

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