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Grains of Truth: North American farmers condemn genetically engineered (GE) crops.

Generic multimedia item | 15 September, 2001 at 3:00

American and Canadian farmers speak out against seed patents and GE crop contamination in North America. "If this is the future of farming, I want no part of it," declares one farmer. Watch the video to find out more.

Farmers at losing end of GE industry

Feature story | 17 September, 2002 at 2:00

Farmers, consumers, even people in developing countries are under intense pressure to accept genetic engineering as an improvement on nature. But a new report documenting 10 years of experience by North American farmers shows that virtually every...

Police guards and barbed wire keep out public

Image | 21 October, 2002 at 3:00

Police guards and barbed wire keep out public opinion while the GE seed industry plots the contamination of European land inside.

Fences don't stop contamination, but they do stop consultation

Feature story | 22 October, 2002 at 2:00

Jim Thomas woke up to another sleepy day in Brussels, but the police were up long before. The day’s mission – protecting the powerful GE seed industry from protestors while they plot the contamination of the European food supply. Jim tells the...

Greenpeace position on Coexistence

Publication | 1 March, 2006 at 1:00

Coexistence is the term used for measures to separate genetically engineered (GE) and non-GE crops and foods. But mounting evidence shows that coexistence is impossible and that GE organisms, which are living organisms, once released into the...

GE Contamination in Spain: a warning for Europe

Press release | 4 April, 2006 at 2:00

The spiralling uptake of Genetically Engineered (GE) crops in Spain is causing massive genetic contamination, threatens the livelihood of farmers and urgently needs to be suspended, says Greenpeace. In a new report 'Impossible Coexistence',...

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...

Greenpeace Crop Circle: 'X' marks the spot in French GE maize field

Press release | 27 July, 2006 at 15:00

Early this morning a group of Greenpeace activists entered a GE maize field in Grezet Cavagnan, Southern France and carved a giant "crop circle" with an "X" in the GE maize, marking the field as a contamination zone. The action was in response to...

Biggest rice exporters say no to GE as new US contamination found in the Philippines

Press release | 28 November, 2006 at 8:42

Rice producers from Thailand and Vietnam, together the world's biggest exporter, have announced their commitment to only growing GE free rice, in a new Memorandum of Understanding announced last week. The two countries account for more than half...

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