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Growing Doubt

Feature story | October 22, 2012 at 16:00

A European forecast: What lessons will we learn from genetically engineered herbicide tolerant crop production in Argentina and the United States?

'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...

Wheat

Page | September 30, 2004 at 16:56

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...

Rice

Page | February 15, 2007 at 17:44

Rice has been part of our staple diet around the world for over 10,000 years, it is cultivated in 113 countries - in China alone there are 75,000 varieties. Rice production accounts for 11 percent of the world's arable land, or 500 million...

Field Trials

Hub | April 4, 2006 at 13:33

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...

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 protests against Nestle's double standards on genetically engineered food

Feature story | June 6, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace today stepped up pressure against the world's largest food producer Nestle for continuing to sell genetically contaminated food, including baby food, in several Asian countries. Over the last year, testing of food in Thailand, the...

Greenpeace to consumers: Don't buy GMO food as New Year gift for your loved ones

Feature story | December 11, 2002 at 7:00

Environmental group Greenpeace today urged consumers to avoid buying New Year gift baskets which may contain food products contaminated with genetically modified ingredients. Greenpeace activists carrying a large traditional gong and banners...

WTO Collapses

Feature story | September 15, 2003 at 6:00

The fifth WTO ministerial conference failed to reach an agreement. This failure is the "expected" end of a trade system ruled by WTO with a single-minded objective of trade liberalisation. Greenpeace urges governments to rapidly convene an...

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