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'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...

Rice Industry in Crisis

Publication | February 6, 2007 at 18:27

Major rice markets close doors to genetically engineered rice after contamination of the global food supply chain

Golden Rice

Page | October 22, 2013 at 21:30

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...

World’s biggest rice exporter sets GE-free rice policy

Press release | June 2, 2011 at 12:34

Greenpeace today called on the Philippine government to follow the example of Thailand, the world’s top rice exporter, and commit to keep rice production free of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The call came as farmers and environmental...

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What are GMOs?

Page | September 8, 2010 at 19:41

GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) are products of genetic engineering (GE) in which certain traits of one organism are randomly inserted into another organism’s genes in a way that can never happen naturally.

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Golden Illusion

Publication | October 17, 2013 at 23:53

GE ‘Golden’ rice is a genetically engineered (GE, also called genetically modified, GM) rice variety developed by the biotech industry to produce pro-vitamin A (beta-carotene). Proponents portray GE ‘Golden’ rice as a technical, quick-fix solut...

Stand up for your rice!

Action | March 31, 2013 at 22:56

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GMO rice warning for Southeast Asia

Press release | April 19, 2005 at 6:00

Greenpeace today is calling on countries in Southeast Asia to employ strict inspection procedures on rice imports from China after uncovering the illegal release of a variety of genetically engineered rice in China last week. The GMO rice has not...

Bayer defends genetic contamination as "Act of God"

Feature story | February 8, 2007 at 7:00

You might blame the dog for eating your homework, or a traffic jam for being late to work. But if you ever find yourself facing a multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit for contaminating the world's number one food crop with an unapproved...

It's not just rice...

Blog entry by AC Dimatatac | March 20, 2007

What do you know about rice? Except for being the staple food of almost the whole world, rice has a lot to offer. Here are some interesting facts about the most popular dish in the world. Enjoy!   Did you know? In Asia,...

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