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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...

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...

GE Golden Rice's Lack of Lustre

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | November 9, 2010

Addressing Vitamin A eficiency Without Genetic Engineering  November 9, 2010 -Genetically Engineered ‘Golden’ rice has been in development for almost 20 years and has still not made any impact on the prevalence of VAD (vitamin A...

The Chinese people say “NO” to GE rice

Blog entry by Pan Wenjing | February 22, 2011

“We don’t want GE rice!” is the clear message that has rung loud and clear in China. Here at the Greenpeace office in Beijing, we have been getting more and more calls and emails from parents, housewives, college students, seed ...

Bayer gives up on GE Rice in Brazil

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | June 24, 2010

Chemical and pharmaceutical German multinational Bayer has given up GE rice in Brazil. After 8 years of trying to obtain an authorization and to convince in vain rice farmers, Bayer CropScience has withdrew it request for...

Bayer's GE rice scandal continues

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | February 7, 2008

First, Bayer said that GE Rice contamination in 2006 was an " Act of God ." Now, evidence in a legal case shows the genetic engineering and chemical giant stalled before alerting the public and farmers about the contamination. ...

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