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Greenpeace welcomes Heinz-Wattie’s GE free commitment

Press release | February 2, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace today welcomed a statement from Heinz-Wattie's Australasia confirming that the "Heinz global policy is for its product range to be GM Free".

A GE free flag flies at the heart of New Zealand

Press release | January 31, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace today scaled a monument at the geographical centre of New Zealand and flew a GE free flag from its needle.

Top UK food retailers to ban GE-fed meat and dairy products

Press release | January 30, 2001 at 0:00

Top UK Food Retailers To Ban Meat And Dairy Products From Animals Fed On Genetically Engineered (GE) Crops Tegel Foods NZ Ltd has the same option As two of the top three food retailers in the UK, Tesco and Asda, announced their intention to...

Two arrested and charged during Greenpeace occupation of Tegel factory

Press release | January 19, 2001 at 0:00

Two activists from the Rainbow Warrior were arrested and charged this morning after Greenpeace occupied a Tegel factory in Christchurch.

Greenpeace calls for immediate ratification of biosafety protocol

Press release | January 15, 2001 at 0:00

During an organic breakfast on the Rainbow Warrior this morning, Greenpeace asked political party representatives to encourage the speedy ratification of the Biosafety Protocol.

Colonel Franken-Sanders and chickens call on

Press release | January 15, 2001 at 0:00

Today in Wellington Greenpeace chickens and Colonel Franken-Sanders revealed to midday shoppers in central Wellington that Kentucky Fried Chicken (NZ) Limited uses chickens fed on genetically engineered animal feed.

Greenpeace boards soy cargo boat

Press release | December 27, 2000 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists are today bearing witness to a cargo ship carrying soya meal from the United States destined for New Zealand and Greenpeace is calling on JOSSCO, the largest importer of soya meal, to reject GE contaminated soya meal.

Tegel chicken feed - ; GE contaminated

Press release | December 27, 2000 at 0:00

Greenpeace today condemned Tegel for using genetically engineered soya meal in animal feed. Greenpeace activists at Tegel’s feedmill in Takanini, South Auckland stopped the production and distribution of the animal feed early this morning.

Shop for GE free food

Press release | December 22, 2000 at 0:00

Have a GE FREE Christmas!! New Zealanders wanting to shop for GE free food products will now be able to consult a pocket book guide or visit the web.

Tegel chicken feed GE contaminated

Press release | December 21, 2000 at 0:00

Greenpeace today condemned Tegel for using genetically engineered soya meal in animal feed. Greenpeace activists at Tegel’s feedmill in Takinini, South Auckland stopped the production and distribution of the animal feed early this morning.

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