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Celebrating safe food on World Food day

Feature story | October 28, 2011 at 15:16

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food,” George Bernard Shaw.

Greenpeace Confronts DBT with Desi Aaloos: Need to Assess GM Potatoes Acknowledged

Press release | September 2, 2003 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace activists surprised Dr. Manju Sharma, Secretary of the Department of Bio-Technology (DBT) with a house-call this morning, bearing baskets of indigenous potatoes and a banner stating “ GM potatoes no solution to...

Stop Genetic Modification of Nature: Greenpeace

Press release | July 7, 1999 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Five Greenpeace activists were arrested while protesting at the inaugural session of the Asia Pacific Seed Association’s (APSA’s) annual conference ‘Asian 2000’ in Bangalore today. Amidst heavy security arrangements, Greenpeace...

Say No to Genetic Engineering

Hub | September 22, 2010 at 14:23

Greenpeace in India and in several other countries entered the agriculture scenario with the campaign against the environmental release of GE or GM organisms. GE crops represent everything that is wrong with our agriculture. They perpetuate the...

‘Bayer, arrest us too, we don’t want GM rice’, say Indians

Press release | July 24, 2009 at 5:30

HYDERABAD, India — A group of young citizens today called on Bayer Bio-Science with placards saying ‘Arrest Me Too, I Say No To GM Rice’ at the company’s office in Tolichowki, Hyderabad. The activists also presented to Bayer officials hundreds of...

Greenpeace assails GEAC’s approval of Doritos Chips as a non-GM product without any...

Press release | June 4, 2009 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — The Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) has approved the sale of Doritos, a Chips brand owned by PepsiCo, a product proved to contain GM corn by Greenpeace last year and hence detained by Directorate General of...

Glyphosate based herbicides causes birth defects and cancer: Greenpeace Science report

Press release | August 4, 2011 at 17:13

New Delhi, India – August 4, 2011: A new report launched by Greenpeace, a global environmental organization, states that use of glyphosate based herbicides can pose risk to human health as well as environment(1). Introduction of herbicide...

Cabinet approval of BRAI bill 2010- a blow to the public vote against Bt Brinjal

Press release | August 17, 2010 at 17:33

Greenpeace today condemned the UPA Cabinet approval to Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) Bill 2010 and appealed to all political parties to oppose it from being tabled and passed in Parliament .

Protesters opposing BRAI bill arrested

Press release | August 17, 2011 at 19:50

New Delhi, August 17, 2011: The Union Government's plan to table the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India Bill, 2011, today saw opposition right outside Parliament. Greenpeace volunteers were arrested and taken away by the police while...

Another RTI power-punch: Information Commission directs DBT to make safety test data...

Press release | April 17, 2007 at 12:52

In a verdict that has far-reaching consequence, the Central Information Commission (CIC) today directed the Department of Bio-technology (DBT) to make public the data generated from the tests carried out with genetically engineered crops by...

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