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Bayer CropScience contaminates our rice

Publication | 8 October, 2007 at 0:00

The following is a summary of eventssurrounding one of the worst cases of geneticengineering contamination of food in historyand one of the most damaging events in thehistory of the US rice industry.The devastation has been caused by...

Bayer's costly GE rice scandal

Feature story | 6 November, 2007 at 0:00

When an unapproved genetically engineered (GE) crop was discovered in American rice last year, it triggered the biggest marketing and financial disaster in the history of the US rice industry. We commissioned an independent economist to do some...

GM setback in UK

Feature story | 31 March, 2004 at 0:00

Following the controversial UK government approval of genetically engineered (GE) maize for commercial planting, the only company authorized to grow GE maize has withdrawn its application. It now appears unlikely the UK will see any...

Bayer's Double Trouble

Publication | 6 April, 2009 at 18:02

Bayer's genetically engineered (GE) rice - designed to be tolerant of the herbicide glufosinate - will lead to increased use of herbicides, and threatens non-GE varieties with contamination and farmers with economic insecurity.

An international Greenpeace action to remove harmful pesticides has been successfully...

Feature story | 21 January, 2002 at 0:00

An international Greenpeace action to remove harmful pesticides has been successfully completed in Nepal.

Rice Producers Pay for Accidental Release of Bayer’s Genetically-Engineered Rice

Publication | 26 January, 2010 at 0:00

Contamination of US rice crops with Bayer's genetically-engineered (GE) rice impacted rice markets and cost farmers hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.

Bayer rice scandal could cost industry over $1.2 billion

Press release | 6 November, 2007 at 0:00

The costs of last year's scandal in which Bayer's genetically engineered (GE) rice contaminated US rice stocks sold on the international market could exceed US $1.2 billion, according to a report by an independent economist published by...

Risky Business - briefing

Publication | 6 November, 2007 at 9:23

Total costs incurred around the world as a result of LL601 rice contamination are estimated in the range of $741 million to $1.285 billion. Farmers who incurred direct and indirect losses as a result of Liberty Link rice contamination are...

Risky Business

Publication | 6 November, 2007 at 0:00

Total costs incurred around the world as a result of LL601 rice contamination are estimated in the range of $741 million to $1.285 billion. Farmers who incurred direct and indirect losses as a result of Liberty Link rice contamination are...

Whoops. Genetic Engineering leak continues to cost.

Blog entry by Glen Tyler | 9 April, 2011 1 comment

Bayer, the company that wants the world to eat Genetically Engineered (GE) rice, recently had to fork over more money for contaminating the US rice supply with an experimental, unapproved rice variety in 2006. Recently, Riceland...

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