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The Expanding Soybean Frontier

Publication | 15 November, 2005 at 12:10

Within the last 10 years, Argentina’s agricultural production system has become dominated by one crop: the genetically engineered Roundup Ready soybean developed by US agrochemical company Monsanto. The large scale environmental, social, and...

Let them eat Democracy

Feature story | 12 October, 2005 at 2:00

Dear Pascal, more than a year ago, the US government teamed up with Canada and Argentina to complain to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) about the people of Europe.Europeans are simply too democratic, according to the US government, and public...

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...

Dairy industry must listen to concerns about GMOs in the food chain

Press release | 23 August, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace today demanded that two of the largest European dairy companies must stop buying their milk from dairy farmers who grow GE maize, to avoid the potential contamination of the food chain. To illustrate the risk, a life-size sculpture of...

Greenpeace reveals Biotech giant Monsanto application for global pig patent

Press release | 2 August, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace researchers have uncovered patent application from the biotech giant Monsanto which, if granted, would give the company world-wide control over breeding of pigs and their offspring. Greenpeace warns that Monsanto's aggressive patent...

WTO to bulldoze European bans on GMOs?

Press release | 28 July, 2005 at 2:00

The right of consumers to say 'no' to genetically modified (GM) food is under attack by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Greenpeace warned today.

European and Asian consumers may already be eating GE contaminated papaya from Thailand

Press release | 7 July, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists today dumped thousands of papayas at the offices of Thailand's Department of Agriculture in a protest against the government's utter disregard for consumer and environmental protection from threats caused by the spread of...

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...

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