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Bayer defends genetic contamination as "Act of God"

Feature story | February 9, 2007 at 15:12

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...

GE Technology out of control: Greenpeace discovers contamination from Bayer's...

Press release | October 10, 2006 at 5:30

NEW DEHLI, India — Test results released today by Greenpeace International establish that rice products being sold in the Middle East region have also been contaminated by Bayer's illegal genetically engineered (GE) rice grown in field trials in...

Greenpeace alerts nation that Indian Rice is in danger

Press release | June 22, 2009 at 5:30

HYDERABAD, India — Greenpeace activists today raided a genetically modified (GM) rice field trial of Bayer Crop Science in a company-owned research farm in the village of Chinnakanjarla, about 45 kilometers from Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh. 10...

Green Santa pitches in to save the Environment!

Feature story | December 24, 2004 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — This Christmas, don’t be surprised if you catch yourself talking to a young Gen Next Santa instead of the usual portly grandfather-figure. As part of an ongoing campaign to raise awareness about the risks of Genetically...

Bayer’s GE rice field trial could cost the US industry $1.2 billion. India could be...

Press release | November 6, 2007 at 5:30

LUCKNOW, India — Greenpeace today warned that the Indian rice industry could face disaster akin to what the US rice industry faced last year, losing more than $1.2 billion due to Genetically Engineered (GE) rice contamination.

Golden Rice

Page | October 31, 2013 at 15:39

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...

Thailand to maintain GM-free position, India continues to approve field trials

Blog entry by Shivani Shah | July 7, 2011

Recently, the Thailand government came up with a Rice Master Plan. The plan outlines a policy that aims to keep Thai rice free of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). Back home, our government continues to approve field trials of...

A group of 'Green Santas' talk to consumers

Image | December 23, 2004 at 5:30

A group of 'Green Santas' talk to consumers in New Delhi, enlisting their support in the campaign against GE Rice

'Green Santa' talks to Bangalore consumers

Image | December 23, 2004 at 5:30

'Green Santa' talks to Bangalore consumers, enlisting their support in the campaign against GE Rice

A group of 'Green Santas' talk to consumers

Image | December 23, 2004 at 5:30

A group of 'Green Santas' talk to consumers in New Delhi, enlisting their support in the campaign against GE Rice

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