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Bt talong unsafe and dangerous to environmental health: report

Press release | April 17, 2012 at 16:25

A new report released today by Greenpeace confirms the dangers of cultivating genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The report, which focuses on Bt eggplant, a GMO variety currently being field-tested in the Philippines, details how the spread...

Genetically engineered Bt brinjal and the implications for plant biodiversity - revisited

Publication | May 3, 2012 at 13:30

Concerns over the commercial release of genetically modified (GM), Bt brinjal, also called aubergine or talong, relate to biosafety. One major concern is the potential for transgene flow from Bt brinjal to wild, weedy and cultivated relatives. As...

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Problems with the relatives

Publication | May 3, 2012 at 13:55

Brinjal (also called eggplant or talong) is a popular vegetable in South and Southeast Asia. However, the cultivation of genetically engineered (GE), also called genetically modified, or GM) Bt brinjal poses risks to the environment and possibly...

Put GMO regulators under the microscope: Greenpeace

Press release | May 18, 2012 at 14:28

Quezon City — Greenpeace today called for a rigorous public scrutiny of GMO regulators as it stepped up the demand for accountability and transparency of the country’s GMO (genetically-modified organisms) regulatory process.

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Greenpeace calls for GMO-free food on World Environment Day

Press release | June 5, 2012 at 15:36

Quezon City — Greenpeace today marked World Environment Day with a call for the government to stop the onslaught of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) into the country.

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DA's pro-GMO stance will lead country into food crisis, Greenpeace warns

Press release | October 16, 2012 at 16:13

Unabated approvals of genetically-modified crops threaten—not enhance—food security, Greenpeace warned at today’s observance of World Food Day. The environment group is calling on the Department of Agriculture to safeguard the country’s food...

GMO invasion of corn and rice alarm groups

Press release | October 30, 2012 at 17:47

Cebu City – Community groups in central Philippines today raised the alarm that white corn, the staple food in most of Visayas and Mindanao, is now tainted with genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The groups are protesting the Philippine...

Green Moms demand GMO-free foods for their families

Press release | May 11, 2013 at 17:18

Manila – Mothers know best. This Mother’s Day, concerned breastfeeding moms and children’s advocates came together to call on the Philippine government to stop the approval of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), such as Golden Rice (GR) and...

Stop wasting money on GMOs, support ecological organic farming, government told

Press release | October 1, 2013 at 13:44

Manila, Philippines -– Following the Resolution issued by the Court of Appeals (CA) that granted with finality the Writ of Kalikasan against Bt talong field testings, Greenpeace and other civil society groups calls on the government to implement...

Greenpeace wants Congress to investigate GMO regulation

Press release | October 16, 2013 at 15:36

Quezon City, Philippines 16 October 2013 – Today on World Food Day, Greenpeace activists rallied at the House of Representatives, carrying banners reading “Investigate GMO Regulation” and “I want GMO-free foods”. They urged Congress to...

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