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Bayer CropScience contaminates our rice

Publication | 8 October, 2007 at 2:00

The following is a summary of eventssurrounding one of the worst cases of geneticengineering contamination of food in historyand one of the most damaging events in thehistory of the US rice industry.The devastation has been caused by...

Outdoors 'Pharming' of Drugs risks Contamination

Press release | 7 September, 2001 at 2:00

China hammers nails into the GE coffin – what country is next?

Blog entry by Caroline Jacobsson | 27 February, 2012 2 comments

Recently China proposed to legislate against genetically engineered (GE) grains. This means that staple foods, such as rice cannot be researched, planted or sold on the Chinese market nor can it be exported. Greenpeace China has...

Whoops. Genetic Engineering leak continues to cost.

Blog entry by Glen Tyler | 9 April, 2011 1 comment

Bayer, the company that wants the world to eat Genetically Engineered (GE) rice, recently had to fork over more money for contaminating the US rice supply with an experimental, unapproved rice variety in 2006. Recently, Riceland...

The Buzz about GE Rice in China.

Blog entry by arook | 27 November, 2009 1 comment

Reports from the Reuters news agency that China, the world's largest producer and consumer of rice, has issued a biosafety certificate for a locally-developed strain of genetically-modified rice that would pave the for large-scale...

Hands off our rice!

Image | 1 April, 2009 at 18:03

Hands off our rice! Keeping rice GE-free is not just about consumer choice or the environment - it's a lot bigger than that. It's a matter of global food security, human rights and survival.

April 15: A nuclear mistake

Blog entry by Almudena | 15 April, 2010

Nuclear Action in Sweden. Barrels marked with the nuclear waste symbol. Japanese electronic giant Toshiba is developing mini nuclear reactors which could be buried underground (with the idea of providing safer energy). The...

Planting at the 'art' rice field, Ratchaburi

Image | 7 March, 2009 at 1:00

Hundreds of Greenpeace supporters, volunteers and farmers plant organic rice in a bid to create the first ever 'art' rice field in Ratchaburi province. The 10-rai rice field in will grow into an artwork design in the next 4 months depicting...

Planting on the 'art' rice field in Thailand

Image | 7 March, 2009 at 1:00

Greenpeace supporters, volunteers and farmers planted organic rice today in a bid to create the first ever 'art' on a rice field in Thailand. The 10-rai rice field in Ratchaburi province will grow into a beautiful art in the next 4 months to show...

March 4: US will push for ban on overfished bluefin tuna

Blog entry by Teresa Belkow | 4 March, 2010 1 comment

This is part of a trial series Greenpeace activists hold banners reading "Ban Bluefin Tuna Trade" during a protest to demand immediate action to protect the endangered Mediterranean bluefin tuna from commercial extinction. The...

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