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Implementation of Article 18.2(a) of the BSP

Publication | 21 February, 2006 at 1:00

The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (BSP), now ratified by 132 states of the world, sets common minimum standards for transboundary movements of living modified organisms (LMOs, outside the protocol usually called genetically modified organisms...

The NAMA Drama

Publication | 2 December, 2005 at 1:00

Improved market access at the cost of the environment: the environmental risks of the NAMA negotiations. The liberalization of markets driven by the World Trade Organization (WTO) makes it difficult at both the national and international levels...

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...

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...

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.

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