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China sells illegal GE rice seeds

Feature Story | 2010-04-15 at 8:00

Greenpeace China has discovered that genetically-engineered (GE) rice seeds are being sold illegally in Hunan and Hubei, China’s largest rice producers. As it is rice planting season now this has massive implications for the safety of Chinese...

China Environment Ministry lacks bite after 2 years

Feature Story | 2010-03-29 at 16:02

It's amazing to think that just two years ago China didn't even have an environmental body at ministerial level. Here’s what Greenpeace thinks of the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), which marked its second birthday over the weekend.

China okays GE rice, doesn’t tell public

Feature Story | 2010-03-26 at 10:00

Greenpeace is still reeling from a shocking fax it was sent yesterday. China has been keeping secret that more than a year ago it essentially approved genetically-engineered rice and corn.

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.

Nestle baby food contains GE ingredients

Image | 2009-09-09 at 8:00

Nestle baby food contains GE ingredients in China.

The PieperPad (Dutch for "Potato Trail")

Image | 2009-09-04 at 14:39

The PieperPad (Dutch for "Potato Trail") is a 1000 kilometer long cycling tour designed to raise awareness about the importance of ecological farming in the Netherlands by encouraging members of the public to get out into the countryside and...

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Image | 2009-08-18 at 14:08

IMAGE REQUESTED Do you know the risks in your shopping choices?

GE crop trial

Image | 2009-08-18 at 13:09

GE crop trial, easily recognised because of the buffer zone.

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?

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