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Background | 30 September, 2004 at 10:56

Wheat forms an important part of many people's diet in both the developed and developing world. It is not as high a value crop as soya or maize and is technically difficult to genetically engineer, so has only more recently become a focus for the...

Why Say NO to the Approval and Commercialization of Genetically Engineered Wheat

Publication | 8 November, 2001 at 0:00

A Submission to Canada's Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

Letter to Monsanto

Publication | 19 November, 2002 at 0:00

Against the Grain (executive summary in French)

Publication | 22 November, 2002 at 0:00

Genetic engineers are now tinkering with one of humanity's most important sources of food, wheat. It is a crop with enormous economic, nutritional and cultural significance. With rice and corn, wheat represents the core of global carbohydrate...

Genetically engineered wheat - Changing our daily bread

Publication | 1 June, 2002 at 0:00

Wheat is grown on an enormous scale world wide. The 560 million tonnes of wheat produced each year makes up more than one quarterof the world cereal output. Wheat forms an important part of many people’s diet in both the developedand developing...

When will governments learn that GE crops are uncontrollable?

Blog entry by Janet Cotter | 31 May, 2013 1 comment

Shockwaves are being felt across the world's wheat markets following the first-ever discovery of unauthorised genetically engineered wheat growing on a US farm – a development that gives further proof that GE crops cannot be controlled...

Patent granted on biscuits, dough and wheat

Press release | 23 June, 2003 at 0:00

Research by Greenpeace has revealed that biscuits and dough produced from a specific variety of wheat, as well as the plants themselves, are now patented. The patent granted to the Monsanto company in May (EP 445929) covers wheat used "to permit...

Slice of Life

Generic multimedia item | 26 February, 2003 at 0:00

Monsanto would like to introduce Genetically Engineered wheat in North America. Listen to why farmers, bakers, and food specialists say the result could be a disaster for one of the world's most important food sources.

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