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

 

ChinaChem to takeover Syngenta - Greenpeace statement

Press release | 2016-02-04 at 15:42

Beijing, 4 February 2016 - On the announcement of ChemChina to takeover the pesticide and seed company Syngenta, Philippe Schenkel, Ecological Farming Campaigner at Greenpeace Switzerland, said:

Contamination on the great north eastern plain: What I saw

Blog entry by Zhang Jing | 2016-01-06

There is something special about the soil and the air of the north eastern plain. On the boundary of inhospitable wilderness – the Mongolian steppes and the frozen forests of Siberia – yet one of the most fertile stretches of land in...

The New Organic Farmers: the individuals who connect people and the environment

Blog entry by Wang Jing | 2015-10-16

Our broken food system We live in an era of broken food production. Most of us have no idea where our food comes from, who plants the crops or what chemicals are involved in the process. The modern world’s food production system is...

“Probably carcinogenic”: How glyphosate is entering our supermarkets and our homes

Blog entry by Zhang Jing | 2015-07-06

Monsanto and their ‘Round Up’ formula are infamous. Producers of Agent Orange, Monsanto, have long claimed that their globally used weed killer is harmless (even safe enough to drink ). But scientists and citizens around the world...

Weak regulations allow 30% of supermarket products to escape GMO labeling - Greenpeace

Press release | 2015-05-11 at 11:30

Beijing, May 11 2015- Greenpeace East Asia released findings today revealing food containing unlabeled genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and illegal GMO rice content, is being sold across China’s major cities. The investigation highlights...

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