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Bayer defends genetic contamination as "Act of God"

Feature story | February 6, 2007 at 13:07

You might blame the dog for eating your homework, or a traffic jam for being late to work. But if you ever find yourself facing a multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit for contaminating the world's number one food crop with an unapproved...

Bayer's costly GE rice scandal

Feature story | November 6, 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...

One Million People Waiting

Feature story | February 5, 2007 at 17:25

European citizens have long rejected genetically engineered (GE) food in their supermarkets but under the current EU labelling laws, animal products such as milk, meat and eggs coming from animals fed with GE feed can be sold without any labels...

Outdoor pharming puts food supply at risk

Feature story | November 15, 2002 at 0:00

Two recently disclosed cases of contamination of the US food supply drive home the inherent dangers of turning plants into mini-factories, producing protein-based pharmaceuticals in fields right next to fields of food crops.

Ge activists make themselves heard in Rome

Feature story | June 16, 2004 at 0:00

Attendees of the World Food Business Summit in Rome, Italy were 'welcomed' today by hundreds of audio messages from consumers in all 25 EU nations saying that they didn't want GE in their food.

Italian seeds contaminated with GE maize

Feature story | July 10, 2003 at 0:00

Over 100 farmers in Northern Italy have discovered that non-genetically engineered (GE) maize seeds that they bought and planted, were in fact contaminated by GE maize. The fact that cases like this are happening on a regular basis, raises...

Tougher EU GMO legislation

Feature story | July 2, 2003 at 0:00

The European Parliament has adopted the world's toughest rules on the labelling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), despite intensified pressure from the US and the GE industry. The new rules bring great news for EU consumers, farmers and...

Europe votes to accept world's strictest GMO labelling

Feature story | July 3, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace welcomed a European Parliament vote for tightened regulations which give consumers and farmers in Europe the choice to accept or reject GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in the food they eat and the feed they use.

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