14 results found
 

Greenpeace exposes a GM wheat scandal in Australia

Feature story | July 8, 2011 at 12:10

Greenpeace has released a report in Australia on a controversy surrounding trials across that country of genetically modified wheat that will lead to testing on humans.

Parliament denies Canadians mandatory labelling of GE foods

Feature story | May 7, 2008 at 17:00

A private member’s bill giving consumers the right to know if the food sold in Canada contains genetically engineered (GE) ingredients was defeated in the House of Commons today by a vote of 101 to 156. The defeat of Bill C-517 effectively...

‘The Bee’s Burden’: why bees need our help and we need the help of bees

Blog entry by Matthias Wüthrich, Greenpeace Switzerland | April 16, 2014

Note: The following blog talks about the shocking results from a new study released by Greenpeace International as a part of its Europe-wide campaign to save the bees and agriculture. This research was one of the largest of its kind...

Whole Foods will label GE food in US & Canada

Blog entry by Eric Darier | March 13, 2013 1 comment

Whole Foods Market, an important food retailer, has announced ( The New York Times ) that it will start to label all food made from genetic engineering (GE) within 5 years. As the US (and Canada) is one of the rare so-called...

Golden Rice: The true story

Blog entry by Bruce Cox | September 20, 2012 26 comments

How would you feel if I told you that a group of scientists came to Canada and fed a group of 24 children between the ages of six and eight with a potentially dangerous product that had yet to be fully tested or understood? What if...

Lost opportunity: California votes ‘no’ on labelling genetically altered food

Blog entry by Éric Darier | November 12, 2012 1 comment

We shouldn’t be surprised but it is disappointing. Last week, Californians voted against proposed legislation (‘Proposition 37’) which would have required mandatory labelling of food made from genetically engineered (GE) crops. It’s...

Groups urge swift passage of Ontario Bill 83

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt, Forest Campaigner | November 29, 2013

A range of environmental, civil liberties and social justice organisations today urged Ontario Attorney General John Gerretsen to ensure the passage of Bill 83: The Protection of Public Particiaption Act 2013 . The law is widely...

Whoops. Genetic Engineering leak continues to cost

Blog entry by Glen Tyler | April 9, 2011

Bayer, the company that wants the world to eat Genetically Engineered (GE) rice, recently had to fork over more money for contaminating the US rice supply with an experimental, unapproved rice variety in 2006. Recently, Riceland...

A celebration of soils

Blog entry by Éric Darier | February 4, 2011

Indiscriminate use of chemical fertilizers over several decades has been sucking life out of Indian soils, and thereby putting the country’s food security at stake. But the government has continued to mindlessly promote chemical...

We're not backing down on genetic engineering

Blog entry by Anil Kanji | January 12, 2010

From Greenpeace International's Making Waves blog Not many things are certain but in the media you can be sure that things you say will often get distorted so much so - that after a while they bear little or no resemblance to...

1 - 10 of 14 results.

results per page
10 | 20 | 50