Safeguarding Food & Agriculture

Greenpeace is campaigning for safe, ecological agriculture that's good for the planet and good for people.

China has one of the world's greatest agricultural dilemmas: it must feed over one-fifth of the world's population on just a fraction of the world's land.

Unfortunately, China has adopted an unsustainable solution: a chemical-intensive system of agriculture, with high levels of chemical pesticide and fertiliser use. What's more, our food supply is also threatened by genetically engineered foods – a move that would gamble with the health of millions of people.

Greenpeace is working in China and Hong Kong to protect our food from dangerous chemicals and genetically engineered ingredients, for the sake of our families and our future.

The latest updates


Supermarkets: the buck stops here

Feature Story | 2009-11-20 at 17:29

Earlier this year we released a report which showed supermarkets across China were selling fruits and vegetables with toxic pesticide residues. This week the government responded.

Supermarkets and Food Safety

Video | 2009-10-06 at 13:59

Consumers tell us that they believe supermarkets need to play a greater role in food safety.

Nestlé is feeding babies in China genetically engineered food

Press release | 2009-09-09 at 13:05

Greenpeace China is demanding that Nestlé, the world’s largest food manufacturer, immediately stop using genetically engineered (GE) ingredients in its baby food sold in China after independent tests showed that one of Nestlé’s baby rice cereals...

Nestlé feeds Chinese babies GE

Feature Story | 2009-09-09 at 8:00

Would you feed your baby GE food? In China, Nestlé does.

Nestle baby food contains GE ingredients

Image | 2009-09-09 at 8:00

Nestle baby food contains GE ingredients in China.

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