2006 Food and Agriculture Press Releases

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FEHD Pressed to Set up Food Safety Laws

Press release | 2006-12-18 at 19:32

(December 18, 2006) Greenpeace confronted the Centre for Food Safety of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) with over 400 wish cards from citizens on a ‘Food Safety Wishing Tree’. The food safety wish cards were then spread on...

Maladministration of FEHD Lack of regulation Full of Toxic Veggie

Press release | 2006-10-23 at 8:00

(23rd Oct 2006, Hong Kong) Greenpeace filed a complaint at the Ombudsman today on seven aspects of maladministration of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD). The accusations include the department’s failure to prevent import of...

Greenpeace Report Promotes Ecological Rice Farming in China

Press release | 2006-08-05 at 8:00

Greenpeace today releases an Ecological Rice Farming Report at a seminar in Beijing. Fruit of a year-long project in cooperation with scientists from different institutes in China, the report systematically analyzes the threats to the...

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

Press release | 2006-07-17 at 8:00

Greenpeace China organised this Exhibition in China’s main urban centres to forge a link between urban consumers and the farmers who grow their food, showcasing the sustainable farming solutions and highlighting the threat of GE rice. We launched...

Greenpeace exposes problem vegetable sources

Press release | 2006-06-19 at 14:41

Greenpeace brings problem vegetable sources to the front stage. Traceability is under the spotlight throughout the whole tracking process and its significance on strengthening vegetable produce monitoring to Hong Kong is proven.

Greenpeace further exposes pesticide contamination of fruits and vegetables in...

Press release | 2006-06-12 at 12:53

Greenpeace today exposes three major supermarket chains in Guangzhou – Vanguard, ParknShop and Carrefour – are selling produce with illegal pesticides or pesticide residue exceeding standard.

Greenpeace launches Rice Farmers’ Photo Exhibition to promote sustainable agriculture

Press release | 2006-06-07 at 8:00

Greenpeace launches a photo exhibition today in Beijing to showcase rice farmers’ livelihood and modes of traditional farming in Southwest China’s Yunnan province. These photos are taken by five farmers who have never used a camera before. The...

Greenpeace exposes two supermarket chains in HK selling vegetables containing illegal...

Press release | 2006-04-17 at 15:27

Greenpeace today exposes Parknshop and Wellcome, the biggest supermarket chains in the territory, are selling problem vegetables containing illegal pesticide and excessive pesticide residue. Greenpeace’s sampling and investigation was conducted...

Stop GE experiment on babies now

Press release | 2006-04-07 at 11:42

At eight o’clock this morning, more than ten Greenpeace activists blocked the main entrance of the Murray Building with more than fifty Heinz rice cereal products, fifty papayas and a big banner of 3.5 x 2 metres, with a slogan “STOP GE...

GE Rice contamination spreads to Hong Kong

Press release | 2006-04-03 at 13:08

Illegal GE rice was found for the first time in Hong Kong food market, Greenpeace China announces today. The product in question is Heinz’s Baby Rice Cereal, previously exposed in the mainland to be contaminated by Bt rice genetically engineered...

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