I Know Who Grew It

Ecological Farming and Food campaign

Greenpeace is campaigning for agriculture that is good for the planet and people. Healthy food grown with the environment — not against it. Farming that helps cope with climate change. Get involved.

Rice Farmers Planting Rice, Banaue, Philippines. The Banaue rice terraces are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The terraces were declared a GE free zone, by the provincial government in 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

Quick facts about agriculture:

  • Ten corporations control nearly 70 percent of the world's seed market. This corporate control of agriculture means farmers have less choice.
  • Genetic Engineering does not feed the world. 99.5 percent of farmers around the world do not grow Genetically Engineered crops.
  • Industrial polluting agriculture uses synthetic fertilizers and toxic chemicals which pollute our water and soils – the very things we need in order to provide healthy food now and in the future.
  • Excessive use of synthetic fertilizers in industrial polluting agriculture contributes to climate change.

The latest updates

 

Rice at Risk - Summary table of laboratory test results

Publication | 13 April, 2005 at 0:00

Test results documenting GE rice contamination in China.

GE rice: Illegal and unwanted in China

Publication | 13 April, 2005 at 0:00

As of April 2005, no varieties of genetically engineered (GE) rice have been approved in China. However Greenpeace has discovered that GE rice seeds have been sold and grown commercially for a number of years. The GE rice is illegal, and has not...

Rice at Risk - Genetically engineered Bt rice - food saftey concerns and...

Publication | 13 April, 2005 at 0:00

GE Bt rice Science briefing

Rice at Risk - BB rice media brief

Publication | 13 April, 2005 at 0:00

BB rice short media briefing

Rice at Risk - Genetically engineered Bacterial Blight resistence rice

Publication | 13 April, 2005 at 0:00

Scientists in China are proposing the commercial release of GE rice that is resistent to bacterial blight disease.

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