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


Rice found to contain GE strains by Greenpeace

Image | 2005-04-13 at 18:26

Rice found to contain GE strains by Greenpeace investigators.

Farmer selling GE contaminated rice.

Image | 2005-04-13 at 18:25

Farmer selling GE contaminated rice.

Illegal GE rice contaminates food chain

Press release | 2005-04-13 at 8:00

Greenpeace is calling for an urgent, international product recall after uncovering the illegal release of a variety of genetically engineered (GE) rice in China. The GE rice has not been approved for human consumption and may have contaminated...

Genetically Engineered Bt Rice

Publication | 2005-04-13 at 8:00

Genetically Engineered Bt Rice – food safety concerns and environmental dangers

Testing Results for GE rice in China

Publication | 2005-04-13 at 8:00

Testing Results for GE rice in China

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