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BC voters demand GE labelling

Feature story | January 18, 2007 at 17:00

The vast majority of British Columbians support legislation making it mandatory to identify GE ingredients on the labels of the food they buy.

Genetically Engineered Food: Consumers still kept in the dark

Press release | May 2, 2007 at 10:07

A wide coalition of international and Canadian groups including a former federal environment minister have joined forces to call on the Canadian government to give consumers mandatory labelling and stop blocking an international agreement on the...

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...

Study raises concerns about toxicity of genetically engineered corn

Press release | June 26, 2007 at 17:00

This afternoon, Greenpeace activists protested outside a meeting of federal, provincial and territorial agriculture ministers in Whistler, B.C. demanding mandatory labelling of genetically engineered (GE) food.

Greenpeace petition drive demands GE food labelling

Press release | March 12, 2007 at 18:00

Greenpeace today launched a petition calling on the BC government to legislate mandatory labelling before the next election. The petition drive comes as a study is released in Europe showing that biotech giant Monsanto used incomplete data to...

Risky Business

Publication | November 5, 2007 at 17:00

Total costs incurred around the world as a result of LL601 rice contamination are estimated in the range of $741 million to $1.285 billion. Farmers who incurred direct and indirect losses as a result of Liberty Link rice contamination are...

Greenpeace holds MPs accountable for votes

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | May 23, 2008 1 comment

This week, Greenpeace published in the Vancouver Sun the names of BC MPs who voted for and against mandatory labelling of genetically engineered foods. We feel it is necessary to hold accountable our elected representatives. ...

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