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Why Canadian farmers rejected GM wheat

Feature Story | 13 February, 2012 at 12:12

In 2004, farming and environmental groups in Canada combined their forces to make Monsanto withdraw its request to commercialise genetically modified (GM) wheat. The reason? No-one wanted to buy it.

Herbicide tolerance and GM crops

Report | 1 June, 2011 at 10:00

The widespread and increasingly intensive use of glyphosate in association with the use of GM (genetically modified) crops poses further risks to the environment and human health.

7 deadly sins of Monsanto

Report | 2 February, 2010 at 14:59

Ninety percent of genetically engineered (GE) seed is made and owned by one US company called Monsanto, and they don’t want us to know when GE is in our food.

WA Government sells the farm

Standard Page | 17 March, 2011 at 14:13

Going once… Going twice... SOLD to the chemical company who wants to control our food supply!

Spliced Bread: GE wheat coming to a store near you

Feature Story | 27 October, 2010 at 9:00

Australia is on the brink of a complete shift in the way that we produce and consume food. Our most important staple crop and major agricultural export – wheat – is under serious threat.

Greenpeace calls on CSIRO to come clean on commercial relationships

Press release | 15 July, 2011 at 16:09

Friday 15 July 2011, Sydney: Greenpeace is once again calling on CSIRO to publicly reveal the corporate relationships behind the GM wheat trials.

Q & A on GM Wheat trial action

Standard Page | 25 July, 2011 at 16:42

Greenpeace activists stopped a genetically modified (GM) wheat experiment outside Canberra on the 14th July 2011. The following FAQs explain why Greenpeace removed the controversial GM wheat crop.

Greenpeace offices raided by Federal Police

Press release | 21 July, 2011 at 16:15

Thursday 21 July 2001: At just before 12 noon today, the Australian Federal Police raided and locked down Greenpeace's Sydney headquarters. The raid came after activists last week removed a genetically modified wheat experiment from a site near...

CSIRO compromises Australian health for foreign profit

Press release | 27 June, 2011 at 16:39

Monday 27 June, 2011, Canberra: Prestigious scientists from around the world are questioning the safety and scientific rigour of world-first human feeding trials being conducted this year by the CSIRO on genetically modified (GM) wheat.

Chefs join demands for GM food labelling

Feature Story | 29 April, 2010 at 8:00

Celebrity chefs Ben Shewry from award-winning restaurant Attica and Andrew McConnell from Cutler and Co today are calling for the clear labelling of genetically modified (GM) food. They signed on to a 30,000-strong petition that Andrew is...

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