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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...

GE rice paper retracted from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition – Greenpeace...

Press release | August 11, 2015 at 14:23

Beijing — Greenpeace East Asia welcomes the recent retraction of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, on the genetically engineered (GE) ‘Golden’ Rice paper by Guangwen Tang, as an important step in upholding ethical standards in research.

Field Trials

Hub | April 4, 2006 at 13:33

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.

Six Companies Eliminate GMOs on Consumer Welfare Month in the Philippines

Feature story | October 29, 2002 at 7:00

Greenpeace today celebrated the Consumer Welfare Month by launching its latest True Food Consumer Guide amid a festive backdrop of multi-colored buntings, indigenous music, and lots of curious onlookers at the Organic Market in Makati City,...

Greenpeace denounces approval of Bt corn commercialization application

Feature story | December 9, 2002 at 7:00

Greenpeace today accused the Philippine government of bowing to pressure from US biotech companies and the US Department of Agriculture when it approved Monsanto's application for the commercialization of Bt corn. This, despite the mounting...

GMO papaya found in local farm

Feature story | July 30, 2004 at 6:00

Greenpeace today revealed that genetically engineered (GE) papaya has been grown for at least 12 months at a farm in the province of Khon Kaen in a widening GMO contamination scandal and violation of the country's GMO ban. The revelation is part...

Environmentalists mark World Consumer Rights Day with True Food Festival

Feature story | March 15, 2004 at 7:00

The Department of Agriculture compound turned festive today as Greenpeace activists together with other environmental and consumer rights advocates decked up the place with colorful banderitas, huge parasols, native mats and a long table laden...

Rice at risk

Feature story | October 16, 2004 at 6:00

It appears the Chinese government could start the planting of genetically engineered (GE) rice as early as 2005. What is for sure is that the GE industry must be cheering on the Chinese Government on GE rice as this will no doubt encourage the...

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