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GMO foods

Hub | July 8, 2008 at 9:57

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.

Ecological farming

Publication | July 1, 2010 at 13:54

Human-induced climate change is resulting in less and more erratic rainfall, especially in regions where food security is very low. The poor in rural and dry areas will suffer the most and will require cheap and accessible strategies to adapt to...

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...

Genetically Engineered Insects

Publication | July 12, 2010 at 13:43

Notes from the British Parliament, June 2010 (4 pages)

Herbicide tolerance and GM crops

Publication | June 30, 2011 at 0:00

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.

GE oilseed rape – impossible to control

Publication | July 10, 2012 at 10:30

When governments were first considering whether to commercialise GE (genetically engineered, also called genetically modified, GM) oilseed rape (or canola), they were faced with a barrage of reports, both from environmental NGOs and industry...

‘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...

Genetic engineering: The world's greatest scam?

Video | May 5, 2011 at 13:50

Genetic engineering is a threat to food security, especially in a changing climate. The introduction of genetically manipulated organisms by choice or by accident grossly undermines sustainable agriculture and in so doing, severely limits the...

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