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Update: Urgent statement on China GE rice

Press release | 2009-11-27 at 10:00

After a Chinese government department said GE rice and GE corn was safe this week, its commericialsation in China is one step closer. Greenpeace issues this urgent statement.

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...

Greenpeace Urges Immediate Halt to GE Rice Commercialization

Press release | 2010-03-26 at 15:20

Greenpeace is shocked to learn that genetically-engineered (GE) rice had passed the multi-ministerial meeting led by the Ministry of Agriculture in December, 2008, while the public was kept in the dark for one year. Greenpeace urgently calls on...

China okays GE rice, doesn’t tell public

Feature Story | 2010-03-26 at 10:00

Greenpeace is still reeling from a shocking fax it was sent yesterday. China has been keeping secret that more than a year ago it essentially approved genetically-engineered rice and corn.

Consumer rejection of GE foods gathers pace in China

Press release | 2005-03-14 at 10:00

As Chinese consumers become more aware of genetically engineered (GE) food, rejection of the controversial technology also grows in China, according to the latest consumer survey commissioned by Greenpeace.

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,...

Urban Chinese Consumers' Attitude towards GE food and GE rice

Publication | 2005-03-14 at 10:00

Survey shows that Consumer rejection of GE foods is gathering pace in China. The survey was commissioned by Greenpeace East Asia in November, 2004 and was conducted by IPSOS Marketing Research & Consulting in December, 2004. The objective of the...

Monsanto: hands off China’s food

Feature Story | 2009-04-28 at 8:00

For the Chinese, rice is life. That’s why we took to the streets of Beijing today and told Monsanto where to stick their GE seeds.

Scandal: Greenpeace exposes illegal GE rice in China

Feature Story | 2005-04-13 at 8:00

In a startling development that may have repurcussions on exports of China's biggest crop, Greenpeace has uncovered genetically engineered (GE) rice, unapproved for human consumption, that appears to have been planted and sold illegally in China...

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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