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Lipton tea bags laced with toxic pesticides

Press release | 2012-04-24 at 10:12

April 24, 2012, Beijing – A Greenpeace investigation has found that Lipton, the world’s best-selling tea brand, sold tea bags to Chinese consumers that violated Chinese laws and failed EU safety standards.

These kumquats in Taiwan tested for over nine types of pesticides

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-02-15

Shoppers in Taiwan need to be beware that the juicy kumquats sitting on supermarket shelves may also contain a cocktail of potent chemicals . Greenpeace Taiwan have taken 58 pieces of fresh fruit and vegetables from supermarket...

GE Foods

Standard Page | 2011-07-11 at 17:30

The safety of genetically engineered foods is still a giant unknown. There is no scientific consensus regarding its long-term safety.

GE Rice

Standard Page | 2011-07-11 at 17:22

GE rice was on the verge of approval for commercialization in China, the birthplace of rice. This move would have had devastating consequences: GE rice will be a severe threat to the genetic heritage of thousands of local rice strains, as well as...

The Problems

Standard Page | 2011-07-11 at 15:00

Chemical-intensive agriculture is taking its toll on China. The massive, widespread use of toxic chemical pesticides and fertilisers is poisoning lakes and rivers, damaging the soil, killing wildlife and sickening people. Genetic engineering,...

Children and Infants in China at Risk of Eating Food Contaminated by Illegal GE Rice

Press release | 2011-04-20 at 11:10

Greenpeace testing has found illegal genetically engineered (GE) rice in baby formulas and dried noodles, as well as rice purchased from restaurants near schools in Hubei province. Illegal GE rice was present in samples collected from Beijing,...

Greenpeace testing found genetically engineered

Image | 2011-04-20 at 11:00

Greenpeace testing found genetically engineered Roundup-Ready soy in Wyeth's "Nursoy" formula made for infants 0 to 12 months old.

The ingredient list of the Yili

Image | 2011-04-20 at 10:57

The ingredient list of the Yili-brand rice formula for infants 6-24 months, in which Greenpeace found genetically engineered Bt63 rice

Greenpeace testing found genetically engineered

Image | 2011-04-20 at 10:54

Greenpeace testing found genetically engineered Bt63 rice in 3 samples of dried rice noodles (2 of which were made in Guangdong), purchased in Hong Kong

Illegal GE rice found in baby food, rice noodles

Feature Story | 2011-04-20 at 6:00

With milk scares such as melamine poisoning not so long ago, you might be forgiven for thinking that soy- or rice-based baby formulas are a safer alternative. But that may not be the case, according to recent testing by Greenpeace.

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