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Biosafety protocol

Hub | May 7, 2008 at 16:17

The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety is the first international agreement to regulate the transboundary movements of genetically engineered (GE) organisms. The Biosafety Protocol is a subsidiary agreement to the UN Convention on Biological...

Genetic Engineering

Hub | February 18, 2010 at 22:39

While scientific progress on molecular biology has a great potential to increase our understanding of nature and provide new medical tools, it should not be used as justification to turn the environment into a giant genetic experiment by...

'Golden' rice

Hub | April 7, 2014 at 16:00

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...

Field Trials

Hub | April 4, 2006 at 13:33

GMOs on the Commission's table: still not edible for farmers, consumers and the...

Feature story | March 21, 2005 at 7:00

Environmental organisations, consumers and organic farming groups urged the European Commission today to listen to public opinion and break with the former executive's pro-GMO policy. They also presented a legal opinion criticising EU plans on...

Golden Rice is a technical failure standing in way of real solutions for vitamin A...

Feature story | March 17, 2005 at 7:00

Five years after the hype on the so called "Golden Rice" started, Greenpeace claims that this project is a technical failure, not suited to overcome malnutrition and worse, is drawing funding and attention away from the real solutions to combat...

Consumer rejection of GE foods gathers pace in China

Feature story | March 14, 2005 at 7:00

As Chinese consumers become more aware of genetically engineered (GE) food, rejection of the controversial technology also grows in China, according to the latest consumer survey commissioned by Greenpeace.

No to GM Baby food!

Feature story | August 22, 2001 at 6:00

The Swiss-based food and agrochemical giant Novartis yesterday vowed to investigate charges made by Greenpeace that baby food products being sold in the Philippines by its affiliate Gerber contain genetically modified ingredients.

A call for GE labeling in Thailand

Feature story | April 1, 2001 at 6:00

a public outcry forced the Minister of Public Health to announce that the Thai government would institute a mandatory labeling regulation covering genetically modified food. Earlier, Greenpeace Southeast Asia confirmed the presence of GM food in...

Greenpeace delivers thousands of anti- GMO postcards to FDA

Feature story | September 26, 2001 at 6:00

Greenpeace today delivered its strongest message thus far to the Thai Food and Drug Administration by delivering over 10,000 postcards containing the sentiments of Thai consumers opposed to genetically modified organisms and demanding stricter...

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