2009 Food & Agriculture Feature Stories

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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.

Nestlé feeds Chinese babies GE

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

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

Illegal GE papayas in China

Feature Story | 2009-05-14 at 8:00

The Japanese don’t want them. Nobody except China and the US grow them. So how do you feel about eating genetically-engineered papaya?

The blame game

Feature Story | 2009-05-08 at 8:00

We asked Chinese shoppers who was responsible for making sure their food was safe. What do you think they said?

Monsanto: hands off China’s food

Feature Story | 2009-04-28 at 8:00

For the Chinese, rice is life. That’s why we took to the streets of Beijing today and told Monsanto where to stick their GE seeds.

Scent of GE papaya

Feature Story | 2009-04-20 at 17:19

Who doesn’t love papaya? Papayas make a mean Thai salad and are pretty good sliced up with ice cream. Greenpeace China went shopping but found their local supermarkets’ papaya wasn’t all that tasty.

Pesticides: not your problem?

Feature Story | 2009-04-09 at 8:00

Hungry? Well, you won’t be after you watch our video below on pesticide use in China or hear about our latest research which puts big name supermarkets to shame.

China's dead lakes

Feature Story | 2009-01-09 at 10:00

In the summer of 2007 a thick toxic blanket of blue-green algae covered Lake Tai (Taihu) in Jiangsu province. The government earmarked billions of renminbi to clean it up but next year the same thing happened again. What is going wrong?

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