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'Golden' rice

Topic | 7 April, 2014 at 10:00

The so-called 'Golden' rice is a genetically engineered (GE) rice variety that has been developed by industry to produce pro-vitamin A (beta-carotene). Its proponents have hyped GE 'Golden' rice as a high-tech, quick-fix solution to vitamin A...

'Smart Breeding': biotechnology innovation that looks to the future but delivers today

Press release | 28 October, 2014 at 0:00

Amsterdam, 28 October 2014 - Greenpeace today announced their support of Marker Assisted Selection (MAS), or Smart Breeding, as a way to develop plant traits required to face the different challenges of today's agriculture: from disease-resistance...

Greenpeace activists quarantine illegal GE crops in Italy

Press release | 30 July, 2010 at 10:34

Pordenone, Italy - Greenpeace activists from Italy, Austria, Germany and Hungary are quarantining illegal Genetically Engineered (GE) crops being grown in Italy. Wearing safety equipment to protect against contamination, the activists are...

Greenpeace activists protect Greek consumers from another shipment of GE soya

Press release | 25 May, 2004 at 0:00

This morning, a Greenpeace team including swimmers, canoeists and climbers from Greece, Hungary, Germany, Netherlands and Australia are taking action to prevent a second GE shipment reaching Greek shores. The 'UBC Beaumont' contains 18,000 tons...

GE: a 'recipe' for disaster

Feature story | 20 April, 2010 at 14:17

Billboards of European Health Commissioner John Dalli and President of the Commission José Manuel Barroso depicted as chefs cooking up 'GE recipes for disaster' were placed around Brussels today. This is part of Greenpeace's response to the...

The US Assault on Biosaftey - The WTO dispute on GMOs

Publication | 15 February, 2005 at 0:00

Briefing on the US govt complaint to the WTO regarding EU de facto moratorium on GMOs

Greenpeace steps up global campaign against GE soya and GE food

Press release | 16 April, 2004 at 0:00

Two days before new European Union rules on labelling and traceability of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) come into effect, international environmental group Greenpeace announced that it was stepping up its campaign against the spread of...

Consumers win right to know

Feature story | 29 November, 2002 at 0:00

Since genetically modified foods hit the markets consumers have asked for labeling of products that contain GE ingredients. We have not been able to make this fundamental choice to eat genetically modified organisms or not because we often cannot...

The end of organic crops?

Feature story | 5 April, 2006 at 10:17

"This year I will again sow maize. But if it is again contaminated [with genetically engineered maize] I will abandon the growing of organic maize. It is obvious that I cannot carry on my shoulders the episodes of contamination like these, year...

Monitoring of Genetically engineered crops: European commission fails to protect EU...

Publication | 15 February, 2005 at 0:00

EU comission misleads member states when asserting that Monsanto's GE maize Mon810 has been thouroughly assessed for environmental risk and meets all EU requirements under current EU legisalation.

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