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China says 'no' to genetically engineered rice

Feature story | January 31, 2012 at 11:15

It took seven years, teams of young campaigners and hordes of devoted supporters, but September 2011 the Chinese government finally said it was suspending the commercialisation of genetically-engineered (GE) rice.

'Golden' rice ignores the risks, the people and the real solutions

Blog entry by Daniel Ocampo | January 8, 2014

'Golden' rice is being promoted by GM advocates as a solution to malnutrition. But it should be for the 'target populations' in the Philippines and elsewhere to decide whether to accept the technology - and they don't want it! ...

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger? Not for bees and pesticides!

Blog entry by Reyes Tirado | April 12, 2012 4 comments

I like to think that this old saying is true for some things in life: a broken heart, an economic crisis or running a marathon. If you manage to survive and once the pain is gone, you will feel better and stronger than before. But this...

EU court bans honey contaminated by GE crops

Blog entry by Caroline Jacobsson | September 8, 2011 8 comments

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that honey contaminated with pollen from a genetically engineered maize produced byMonsanto cannot be sold on the market. This means that if beekeepers keep beehives in areas where the...

GE-Free Future Tour - Danish Environment Minister wants national GE potato ban

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | April 16, 2010

"Denmark will introduce a national ban on the BASF GE potato Amflora". This was what the Danish minister of environment, Karen Ellemann, told media and public yesterday when they gathered at a Greenpeace rally to eat GE-free organic...

GE-free tour extends to Germany and Sweden

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | April 13, 2010

Greenpeace activists close down GE potato depot 12/04/2010 The banner reads, 'EU GE Potato Depot Closed' There is 360 tons of GMO potato Amflora stored waiting for transportation to the Czech republic. As the GE Free Bus is...

Organic Farmer in Spain

Image | October 11, 2009 at 1:00

Eduardo Campayo García, organic farmer born in 1961 in Albacete, Spain. Eduardo and his family switched to organic farming 12 years ago. He produces maize, alfalfa, peas, potatoes, wheat and wine. “I believe in organic farming because...

Coming Soon - GM Rice

Video | May 20, 2009 at 15:37

An important Public Service Announcement from your Government and The Biotech Industry (represented here by chemical giant Bayer) pronouncing the benefits of genetically modified rice strain - LL62.

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