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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?

GE food that really takes the biscuit

Feature Story | 2008-11-26 at 18:34

There’s a type of snack food in China called “Delicious,” but look closely at the ingredients and it’s not as delicious as you might think.

No need for condoms – GE corn can do the job

Feature Story | 2008-11-12 at 18:09

New research from Austria shows that a commercial strain of Monsanto-made GE corn causes mice to have fewer and weaker babies. What is this doing to human fertility?

GE rice: not all it’s quacked up to be

Feature Story | 2008-10-20 at 9:00

Farmers across Asia are taking to bird-rice farming like a duck to water. It's not such a bird-brained idea. In fact the duck-rice farming method beats GE rice hands down when it comes to guaranteeing food security. Greenpeace tells you why.

Voice out for Mandatory labelling on GE food

Feature Story | 2008-06-12 at 12:42

Consumers have just won the battle in nutrition labelling legislation. But the fight for consumer's right to know has yet to finish. On 8th July, Hong Kong's Legislative Council will hold a committee meeting on Food Safety and Environmental...

Contaminated Chinese rice found in Europe

Feature Story | 2006-09-14 at 0:43

The genetic engineering industry sank to a new low when it was revealed recently that US company Bayer's field trials of genetically engineered (GE) rice had contaminated rice exports. Japan moved fast and banned the US rice from coming into its...

“The Land gives me rice, Rice gives me Life”

Feature Story | 2006-08-22 at 8:00

How did photographs taken by five rice farmers from Yunnan province, who’d never before held a camera, manage to capture the hearts and minds of urban consumers in some of China’s biggest cities? Four of the five farmer photographers, Bai Yun...

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.

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