2005 Food & Agriculture Feature Stories

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Doubled Food Brands Go GE-Free

Feature Story | 2005-09-15 at 8:00

While consumers in Mainland China enjoy the rights of being informed over GE foods as the government is practicing mandatory labeling, Hong Kong people have no idea on what is contained in the food that we consume everyday.

Illegal GE rice contaminated leading retailer in China

Feature Story | 2005-08-03 at 20:41

Greenpeace discovered illegal genetically engineered (GE) rice in Carrefour’s store in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province in China. Carrefour is the largest foreign-owned supermarket chain store in China and the second largest retailer in the...

Future of rice hangs in the balance as Chinese Biosafety Committee meets

Feature Story | 2005-06-22 at 14:30

The Chinese Biosafety Committee, an official advisory group under the Ministry of Agriculture, is meeting in Beijing this week to discuss the possible approval of genetically engineered (GE) rice. We urge the Committee to call for immediate...

Guangzhou people are exposed to risks of untested GE rice

Feature Story | 2005-06-13 at 8:00

Greenpeace has discovered illegal genetically engineered (GE) rice in Guangzhou, the largest city in Southern China, raising fears that the untested GE rice is spreading out of control and has entered the food chain in major Chinese cities.

Scandal: Greenpeace exposes illegal GE rice in China

Feature Story | 2005-04-13 at 8:00

In a startling development that may have repurcussions on exports of China's biggest crop, Greenpeace has uncovered genetically engineered (GE) rice, unapproved for human consumption, that appears to have been planted and sold illegally in China...

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