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“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...

GE Rice

Standard Page | 2011-07-11 at 19:22

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...

“Chinese” Genetically Engineered Rice in Foreign Patent Trap?

Publication | 2008-05-08 at 19:47

Currently, climate change, deficiency of water resources and decreasing farmland threatens food production in China. At the same time the change of nutritional structure and population increase have resulted in rising consumption. There are...

Climate Change and Food Security in China 【summary】

Publication | 2008-10-14 at 9:00

Climate change has become one of the greatestchallenges faced by the human race. It affects almost all aspects of our society, including food supply. Agriculture has long been the foundation of China’s social and economic development. With a...

Majority polled "Say NO to GE", Public Commands a Mandatory Labelling System

Press release | 2008-02-28 at 10:00

Hong Kong,28th Feb 2008 – Greenpeace releases today its latest survey on “Public Attitude towards GE Foods” at the Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department. 96% polls consider it is their rights to know whether the food...

The Problems

Standard Page | 2011-07-11 at 17:00

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,...

GE Foods

Standard Page | 2011-07-11 at 19:30

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

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

Press release | 2011-04-20 at 13:10

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,...

The blame game

Feature Story | 2009-05-08 at 8:00

We asked Chinese shoppers who was responsible for making sure their food was safe. What do you think they said?

Illegal GE rice found in baby food, rice noodles

Feature Story | 2011-04-20 at 8:00

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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