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EU restrictions on illegal US rice imports inadequate

Press release | 23 August, 2006 at 20:38

Greenpeace International criticized the announcement by the European Commission (EC) today as a minimal response to a serious contamination problem.

UN Biosafety Protocol puts US-led GMO lobby on the defensive

Press release | 14 June, 2003 at 2:00

The aggressive US-led campaign to force worldwide acceptance of genetically engineered food and seeds suffered a setback on Friday when Palau became the 50th country to ratify the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. Greenpeace welcomes the entry...

The US War on Biosafety - Renewed Aggression by a Rogue State

Publication | 24 June, 2003 at 2:00

On May 13, 2003 the US government filed a formal complaint in the World Trade Organization (WTO) against the European Union’s de facto moratorium on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The WTO challenge was launched despite the fact that the...

Bayer's costly GE rice scandal

Feature story | 6 November, 2007 at 1:00

When an unapproved genetically engineered (GE) crop was discovered in American rice last year, it triggered the biggest marketing and financial disaster in the history of the US rice industry. We commissioned an independent economist to do some...

Bayer rice scandal could cost industry over $1.2 billion

Press release | 6 November, 2007 at 1:00

The costs of last year's scandal in which Bayer's genetically engineered (GE) rice contaminated US rice stocks sold on the international market could exceed US $1.2 billion, according to a report by an independent economist published by...

World’s largest rice company halts all imports from USA:

Press release | 29 September, 2006 at 10:36

29th September 2006: In yet another blow to the US rice industry, the world’s largest rice processing company, Ebro Puleva,(1) which controls 30% of the EU rice market, has confirmed to Greenpeace International that it has stopped all imports of...

Genetically engineered organisms out of control in Romania

Press release | 10 October, 2005 at 2:00

Massive illegal cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) crops threatens farmers and the economy in Romania. At a Greenpeace press conference today in Bucharest, Monsanto's former general manager in Romania warned that Romanian authorities have...

GE crops contaminate fields and food

Press release | 30 May, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace, farmers' organizations and community representatives today called on delegates to the Biosafety Protocol meeting to urgently introduce strict liability regulations to make companies accountable for the contamination and damage caused...

European Patent Office rules not to revoke Monsanto-patent

Press release | 6 April, 2005 at 2:00

The European Patent Office tonight decided to not to revoke the patent on Monsanto's Roundup Ready soy. The decision can pave the way for all biotech companies to patents on seeds.

Greenpeace and Farmers join forces to protect our food from Biotech Industry buy-out

Press release | 5 April, 2005 at 2:00

The genetic engineering (GE) industry could come a step closer to "owning" our food, through a disastrous decision by the European Patent Office due tomorrow. Greenpeace and one of the biggest farming organisations in Argentina are warning that a...

Exposing the Hidden US Agenda on GMOs: War on Biosafety and the South

Press release | 24 June, 2003 at 2:00

The international environmental organisation Greenpeace today released a report accusing the US government of using the WTO as a weapon to bully developing countries into accepting genetically engineered (GE) crops and food. According to...

Future of Rice

Publication | 15 November, 2006 at 1:00

Examining sustainable, long term solutions for rice production.

WTO Hong Kong 2005 Position

Publication | 2 December, 2005 at 1:00

The 6th WTO Ministerial Conference is set to take place in Hong Kong, China from the 13th to 18th of December 2005. After the collapse of the last Ministerial meeting in Cancun in 2003, governments aim to ensure at Hong Kong, that the “Doha...

Maize Under Threat - GE Maize Contamination in Mexico

Publication | 18 August, 2003 at 2:00

Hands Off Our Maize Briefing Package.

New report shows 2006 was worst year ever for contamination of crops by rogue...

Press release | 19 February, 2007 at 10:56

The huge and growing burden of contamination of non-GE crops by genetically engineered variants is highlighted today, as Greenpeace and GeneWatch publish “The GM contamination register report”, which provides a detailed overview of the...

Who really rules our planet?

Feature story | 19 August, 2002 at 2:00

As government leaders meet in Johannesburg for the second Earth Summit, we have to ask why they are bothering. If you wanted to make some changes on Sesame Street, wouldn't it make more sense to invite the writers and puppeteers to meet, rather...

Genetic Engineering and the WTO

Publication | 28 September, 2006 at 2:00

Analysis of the Report in the ‘EC-Biotech’ Case:A step backwards for international environmental law, but not the end of GE restrictions

GM contamination Register Report - Executive Summary

Publication | 19 February, 2007 at 10:18

Annual review of cases of contamination, illegal planting andnegative side effects of genetically modified organisms.

Contamination by Genetically Engineered Papaya in Thailand

Publication | 1 June, 2006 at 2:00

This report shows the history of GE papaya contamination in Thailand. It has been two years since facts were made public that a research station under the Thai Government had illegally sold and distributed genetically engineered (GE) contaminated...

Right to remain GE-free overrides WTO ruling

Press release | 10 May, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace was dismissive of a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling, due to be released today, on a US-sponsored case which was attempting to force EU countries to accept genetically engineered (GE) organisms, in spite of overwhelming public...

Greenpeace corn action during the International

Image | 24 January, 2000 at 2:00

Greenpeace corn action during the International Biosafety Protocol.

Greenpeace protester Genevieve Marion

Image | 5 June, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace protester Genevieve Marion-Seguin chained to the gates of the Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) Research Farm in Morden, Manitoba.

Crop circle makers.

Image | 14 August, 2006 at 2:00

Crop circle makers.

Greenpeace activists protest against the

Image | 14 August, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists protest against the contamination of Mexico's maize supply from genetically engineered maize.

Mexican activists take action against US

Image | 14 October, 2004 at 3:00

Mexican activists take action against US genetically engineered maize.

Mexican activists place sacks of imported

Image | 14 October, 2004 at 3:00

Mexican activists place sacks of imported maize seeds (conventional and ge mix) from the US at the entrance of the Environment Secretariat demanding that the government implement the recommendations of the CEC report and control such imports.

Mexican activists place sacks of imported

Image | 14 October, 2004 at 3:00

Mexican activists place sacks of imported maize seeds (conventional and ge mix) from the US at the entrance of the Environment Secretariat demanding that the government implement the recommendations of the CEC report and control such imports.

Activists from the Greenpeace ship MV Arctic

Image | 11 September, 2003 at 3:00

Activists from the Greenpeace ship MV Arctic Sunrise intercepted the MV Ikan Altamira carrying 40.000 t of US GMO contaminated maize/corn as in response to fresh evidence that the US was dumping genetically engineered crops across the border...

Products that contain soya.

Image | 10 October, 1996 at 3:00

Products that contain soya.

Papuans get a first hand view of the bridge

Image | 28 April, 2006 at 2:00

Papuans get a first hand view of the bridge of Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, which sailed into the Indonesian province of Papua for the first time on 14 March 2006. The Warrior is on a mission to protect the Paradise Forests, the last...

Soy harvest in brazil.

Image | 15 June, 2004 at 2:00

Soy harvest in brazil.

Greenpeace activists dressed as security

Image | 28 July, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists dressed as security guards confiscate a bag of genetically modified organisms from 'George Bush'.

Greenpeace volunteers dressed as Uncle Sam

Image | 21 July, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace volunteers dressed as Uncle Sam dump GE maize on other volunteers representing consumers in straitjackets, suffocating their demand for the right to say no GE food.

On a rice field near Lucknow

Image | 6 November, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace and Bharatiya Kisan Farmers Union unfurl a giant banner in a rice field 25 km from Lucknow, protesting against any genetically engineered rice field trials in the region.

Genetically engineered food by Bush & Co

Image | 23 July, 2003 at 3:00

Genetically engineered food by Bush & Co. E-card designed by Mark Fiore.

What is it like in Cancun, on the eve of the WTO, 2003

Generic multimedia item | 10 September, 2003 at 3:00

We cover what it’s like to be here on the eve of the WTO, and what Cancun is all about, touching a little on the reality of life for the Mexican people. We talk to some people here, some NGO’s here. Then we talk to people from the Indymedia...

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