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Bayer's costly GE rice scandal

Feature story | 6 November, 2007 at 1:00

When an unapproved genetically engineered (GE) crop was discovered in American rice last year, it triggered the biggest marketing and financial disaster in the history of the US rice industry. We commissioned an independent economist to do some...

New Monsanto movie

Feature story | 7 March, 2008 at 1:00

A new movie has dealt yet another severe blow to the credibility of US based Monsanto, one of the biggest chemical companies in the world and the provider of the seed technology for 90 percent of the world’s genetically engineered (GE) crops.

Mr. Potato Head goes organic

Feature story | 21 May, 2009 at 2:00

Giant potatoes have been spotted riding bikes in the Dutch countryside and through the middle of busy cities in the Netherlands! This phenomenon has coincided with a nation-wide cycling celebration of organic farming.

GE Not the Answer - Straight from the Farmer's Mouth

Feature story | 15 October, 2009 at 19:45

From the paddy fields of Thailand, 62-year old rice farmer Samnieng Huadlim joined Spanish and Swedish farmers in Brussels to present the EU Commissioner for Health Androulla Vassiliou with our 180,000-signature-strong petition against potential...

Meeting the "3 Musketeers": Ministers guarding GE Free Luxembourg

Blog entry by mwilson | 7 April, 2010 1 comment

26th of March, Luxembourg city Luxembourg Minister of Health, Mr Bartolomeo signing our GE-Free Future bus. Early wake up again as today was the press conference day at the agriculture Ministry. Greenpeace Luxembourg has...

Brazil: launched a Genetic Engineering free soya program

Blog entry by Iran Magno , campaigner Greenpeace Brazil | 17 November, 2010

Great news for soya farmers in Brazil! These producers, which have been complaining of the limited availability of conventional seeds in the brazilian market, are now  counting on government help to solve the problem through  the...

American judges, European citizens – and the Vatican: It's NO to GE!

Blog entry by Daniel Kramb | 7 December, 2010 12 comments

Organic carrots. The future of agriculture is about ecological farming aligned with nature, not GE crops. © Greenpeace / Emma Stoner On genetic engineering (GE), the good news just keeps coming in: German and US courts are...

22,000 Germans rally against polluting agriculture

Blog entry by Stephanie Töwe-Rimkeit | 26 January, 2011 1 comment

"We are fed up with it, we are fed up with it" or "We are able to change it" were the chantings in the city of Berlin last weekend. 22,000 people came together and demonstrated from the main train station through the government...

Ecological agriculture = Romantic vision?

Blog entry by Dirk Zimmermann, Greenpeace Germany | 10 March, 2011 7 comments

A seedling grows in an organic field, on the outskirts of Bangalore, Karnataka. Image: Vivek M Agriculture is facing numerous important problems: food supply, social justice, ecology, climate change. We are told by the...

Europe takes step towards ban on genetically modified crops

Blog entry by Stefanie Hundsdorfer | 13 April, 2011 9 comments

What does an EU Commissioner do if he wants Europe to start growing GM crops , but governments aren’t cooperating? The answer – offer governments the right to ban GM crops in turn for a blessing on GM crops at the EU level. The trick...

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