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Greenpeace issues final warning to HK Government on GE contamination incidents

Press release | 2006-03-21 at 16:00

In a press conference today, Greenpeace strongly urged the Hong Kong SAR Government to take immediate measures to stop genetically engineered (GE) papaya from spreading and implement strict control to prevent the potential irreversible damage of...

Greenpeace urges HK Government to withdraw the misleading remark

Press release | 2006-03-15 at 10:00

Greenpeace today issued a letter to the Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food Chow Yat-ngok and demanded the government to withdraw the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department’s (AFCD’s) misleading remark on genetically engineered...

Illegal genetically engineered rice found in Heinz baby food in China

Press release | 2006-03-14 at 10:00

Greenpeace has discovered illegal genetically engineered (GE) rice in a Heinz baby cereal product sold in Mainland China, the first time worldwide that illegal GE rice contamination has been detected in baby food.

Unsafe GE papaya seedlings distributed by Hong Kong Government

Press release | 2006-03-13 at 13:12

Greenpeace food safety patrols today helped an organic farmer remove all genetically engineered (GE) papayas growing in his field and prevented further GE contamination by these plants. The seedlings of this GE papaya were distributed by the...

Protecting Paradise

Press release | 2006-02-28 at 12:18

Greenpeace today launched a major initiative to help protect Asia Pacific's last remaining ancient rainforests - the so-called 'Paradise Forests' (1) - by unveiling its Global Forest Rescue Station in a remote part of Papua New Guinea.

Just Do It! Mr. Ip

Press release | 2006-02-15 at 10:00

Today, members of Greenpeace and five marathon runners suffocated by polluted air protest outside Legislative Council during a motion debate on the “Scheme of Control” (SOC). They present to Mr. Stephen Ip, Secretary for Economic Development and...

Greenpeace presents CLP with withering flowers as products of air pollution

Press release | 2006-02-14 at 20:14

This Valentine’s day, members of Greenpeace arrived at the CLP Power head office located on Argyle Street to call on CLP to put an end to its long-standing reliance on coal power generation. By burning coal, CLP has been polluting the air above...

Greenpeace Welcomes Kraft Foods’ Commitment to Supply Non-GE Food in China

Press release | 2005-12-19 at 15:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the commitment from Kraft Foods, the second largest food producer in the world, to supply only non-GE food in China, starting from 1 January 2007.

Face-saving declaration by the WTO fails to address the real impacts of free trade

Press release | 2005-12-18 at 10:00

In an outright rejection of the Ministerial Declaration issued at the culmination of the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Sixth Ministerial, Greenpeace has termed the meeting a failure for environment and development. While the declaration allows...

Greenpeace exposes the Real Face of Free Trade

Press release | 2005-12-14 at 10:00

Three boats with Greenpeace activists sailed past the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre where the World Trade Organisation is meeting this week. Activists on the boat projected a large slogan demanding that delegates `Stop Toxic Trade'...

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