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Consumers win right to know

Feature story | November 29, 2002 at 7:00

Since genetically modified foods hit the markets consumers have asked for labeling of products that contain GE ingredients. We have not been able to make this fundamental choice to eat genetically modified organisms or not because we often cannot...

European consumers say no to GMOs in their food.

Generic multimedia item | June 16, 2004 at 7:00

This is an extract from a message played at the World Food Business Summit in Rome, Italy of European consumers say no to GMOs in their food. (Italy, UK, The Netherlands, Spain (Castillano), France, Belgium, Russia, Czech Republic, Denmark,...

GE Imports

Hub | April 4, 2006 at 13:33

GE Food

Hub | April 4, 2006 at 13:33

Say no to genetic engineering

Hub | April 5, 2006 at 11:07

Contaminated Chinese rice found in Europe

Feature story | September 7, 2006 at 6:00

The genetic engineering industry sank to a new low when it was revealed recently that US company Bayer's field trials of genetically engineered (GE) rice had contaminated rice exports. Japan moved fast and banned the US rice from coming into its...

Greenpeace, farmers carve RP's first ever crop circle vs. Bt corn

Feature story | October 3, 2006 at 6:00

The Philippines' first ever crop circle marks the Global Day of Action to protect corn—one of the world’s most important staple foods—against contamination from genetically-engineered (GE) varieties.

Thailand benefits from GMO rice contamination scandal

Feature story | October 16, 2006 at 6:00

Thailand’s biggest rice exporters say there is no market for genetically-engineered (GE) crops. The rice exporters joined Greenpeace in a press conference entitled “Investing in Agriculture for Food Security” on World Food Day today to warn...

Greenpeace sues Department of Agriculture for negligence

Feature story | October 25, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace sued the Department of Agriculture and its Director-General, Dr Adisak Sisapkij, for negligence of duty which caused the widespread contamination of Thai farms by illegal genetically engineered papaya. Greenpeace filed the case this...

Greenpeace hails Thai-Vietnam non-GE rice agreement

Press release | November 27, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace today hailed an agreement between rice traders from Thailand and Vietnam, respectively the world's first and second largest exporters of rice, to shun genetically engineered (GE) rice. The agreement comes in the wake of scandals...

The Global Status of Genetically Engineered (GE) Crops: 10 years of continuing rejection

Press release | January 19, 2007 at 8:00

A summary of ‘Global reaction against genetic engineering in 2006’, released by Greenpeace today, provides solid evidence that resistance to genetically engineered crops continues to grow, amongst farmers, consumers and governments. The...

GMO rice unapproved for human consumption still in local supermarket shelves

Press release | January 20, 2007 at 8:00

Sacks of "Uncle Sam Texas Long Grain Rice" confirmed last November to be contaminated with a GE(genetically-engineered) strain unapproved for human consumption continues to be sold in supermarket shelves in Metro Manila, Greenpeace revealed...

Keep our rice GMO free!

Feature story | February 6, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace slapped the National Food Authority (NFA) with a Notice of Violation for allowing the importation and continued sale of genetically-modified rice which, by law, cannot be legally distributed and marketed for human consumption in the...

Greenpeace Southeast Asia campaigner

Image | February 6, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia campaigner, Daniel Ocampo, together with a team of Greenpeace GMO Patrol (L) talks to Rex Estoperez. head of the Public Affairs Office of the NFA,Tuesday Feb. 6, 2007. at the National Food Authority (NFA) head office...

Greenpeace International campaigner

Image | February 6, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace International campaigner, Daniel Ocampo, together with a team of Greenpeace GMO Patrol is accosted by security guards ,Tuesday Feb. 6, 2007. at the National Food Authority (NFA) head office moments before Greenpeace slapped the NFA...

GMO corn approved in RP shows signs of toxicity, study reveals

Press release | March 14, 2007 at 8:00

A genetically-modified (GM) corn strain approved for food, feed and processing in the Philippines shows signs of toxicity to mammals, a new study released today reveals. The study, and written by a panel of three independent scientists in France...

I love my rice GMO free

Page | March 16, 2007 at 11:09

Hundreds of text messages stating "I love

Image | March 16, 2007 at 13:33

Hundreds of text messages stating "I love my rice GMO-free" kept Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Arthur Yap's phone busy from 12 noon to 1 PM of March 15. His new textmates: Filipino consumers demanding GMO-free rice and rice production.

Greenpeace statement on the withdrawal of the approval of the GMO MON 863

Press release | March 29, 2007 at 8:00

Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Arthur Yap this week stated that he ordered the disapproval of genetically-modified corn MON 863 which an independent study released earlier this month in France revealed to show signs of liver and kidney...

Brown rice and free

Image | April 2, 2007 at 6:00

Brown rice and free-range chickens give this tasty Arroz Caldo soup a unique twist. The soup was served at the Rice Fest Dinner hosted by Greenpeace and Mara's Organic Market last 22 March 2007 at Le Souffle @ Top of the City in Makati. The...

Ministry of Agriculture revives GE-contamination threat in Thailand

Press release | May 15, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today cautioned Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) against moves by the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) to lift the existing ban on open field trials of genetically modified organisms in the country. The environmental group...

RP court halts approval of GMO rice

Press release | September 19, 2007 at 18:14

In a landmark decision yesterday, a Philippine court has ordered an injunction stopping the approval of a genetically-modified (GMO) rice in the country. Greenpeace, as well as the NGO Searice, hailed the decision as a "major step forward" for...

Ties that bind: regulatory capture in the country's GMO approval process

Feature story | October 2, 2007 at 6:00

Multinational agri-biotech companies have captured the process governing the approval and regulation of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs ) in the country, beginning with concerned agencies of the Department of Agriculture, Greenpeace revealed.

RP's top food chains join movement to protect staple food

Feature story | August 27, 2008 at 6:00

The country's top food establishments have teamed up with Greenpeace to protect rice, the Philippines' most important staple food, from the threats of GMOs (genetically-modified organisms.)

Lack of transparency clouds gov’t response to GMO contamination

Feature story | October 15, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today organized a round table discussion to reflect on society’s doubts and the ambiguity of the government’s methods in tackling Thailand’s GMO papaya contamination case. Law experts, academics and NGO representatives cited cases of...

Greenpeace today organized a round table

Image | October 15, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace today organized a round table discussion to reflect on society’s doubts and the ambiguity of the government’s methods in tackling Thailand’s GMO papaya contamination case. Law experts, academics and NGO representatives cited cases of...

Chefs Ed Quimzon (left) and Jason Stacy prepare

Image | November 3, 2008 at 7:00

Chefs Ed Quimzon (left) and Jason Stacy prepare organic rice with piniñahang manok at the first ever GMO-Free Rice Festival at Mara’s Organic Market in Makati City. The festival is meant to celebrate the diversity of traditional Philippine rice...

GMOs potential threat to fertility

Press release | November 12, 2008 at 17:23

A study published today by the Austrian government identified that genetically modified (GMO) crops pose serious threats to reproductive health. In one of the very few long-term feeding studies ever conducted with GMO crops, the fertility of mice...

1st GMO-Free Rice Festival

Page | November 21, 2008 at 16:50

Thank you for your support!

Page | November 28, 2008 at 18:09

RP's top chefs unite to support GMO-Free rice

Feature story | November 30, 2008 at 7:00

The country's top chefs have signed up today as ambassadors for GMO-free rice.

Chefs Ed Quimzon (left) and Jason Stacy prepare

Image | November 30, 2008 at 7:00

Chefs Ed Quimzon (left) and Jason Stacy prepare organic rice with piniñahang manok at the first ever GMO-Free Rice Festival at Mara’s Organic Market in Makati City. The festival is meant to celebrate the diversity of traditional Philippine rice...

I Love My Rice-GMO Free

Page | November 30, 2008 at 11:18

Indonesian Government must get serious about climate action

Feature story | December 1, 2008 at 7:00

Following the opening of the UN climate talks in Poznan, Greenpeace today demanded that governments get serious about taking concrete action to avoid catastrophic climate change.

Top Filipino chefs pose for a photo after

Image | December 2, 2008 at 13:20

Top Filipino chefs pose for a photo after signing the “I Love my Rice GMO-Free” Chefs’ Charter at Mara’s Organic Market in Makati City. The Charter is a commitment to serve and prepare only non-genetically modified rice—or GMO-free rice—in...

Stand up for your rice

Page | December 2, 2008 at 16:52

Greenpeace unveiled the Guinness World record

Image | January 22, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace unveiled the Guinness World record certifying Thailand as the largest exporter of rice in the world, Greenpeace nominated Thailand for this prestigious record to generated greater pride about Thai rice and raise people’s awareness on...

Greenpeace today unveiled the Guinness World

Image | January 23, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today unveiled the Guinness World record certifying Thailand as the largest exporter of rice in the world, Greenpeace nominated Thailand for this prestigious record to generated greater pride about Thai rice and raise people’s...

Greenpeace unveiled the Guinness World record

Image | January 23, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace unveiled the Guinness World record certifying Thailand as the largest exporter of rice in the world, Greenpeace nominated Thailand for this prestigious record to generated greater pride about Thai rice and raise people’s awareness on...

Greenpeace unveiled the Guinness World record

Image | January 23, 2009 at 12:38

Greenpeace unveiled the Guinness World record certifying Thailand as the largest exporter of rice in the world, Greenpeace nominated Thailand for this prestigious record to generated greater pride about Thai rice and raise people’s awareness on...

Greenpeace unveiled the Guinness World record

Image | January 23, 2009 at 12:44

Greenpeace unveiled the Guinness World record certifying Thailand as the largest exporter of rice in the world, Greenpeace nominated Thailand for this prestigious record to generated greater pride about Thai rice and raise people’s awareness on...

Thailand’s rice in Guinness World Records

Feature story | January 23, 2009 at 13:11

Greenpeace unveiled the Guinness World Record certifying Thailand as the largest exporter of rice in the world. Greenpeace nominated Thailand for this prestigious record to generate greater pride about Thai rice and raise people’s awareness on...

Rice Love on Valentine’s

Feature story | February 14, 2009 at 7:00

Hundreds turned up to plant rice on Valentine's day at a Greenpeace event designed to call on Thais to show real love for their own rice.

Couples plant rice seedlings on a model rice

Image | February 14, 2009 at 7:00

Couples plant rice seedlings on a model rice field. Greenpeace supporters, artists and prominent agriculturists celebrated Valetine's Day today by plating rice seedlings at Suan Rod Fai Park at an event called "Grow Your Love for Thai Rice".

At the "Grow Your Love for Thai Rice" event

Image | February 14, 2009 at 7:00

At the "Grow Your Love for Thai Rice" event to celebrate Valetine's Day, rice seedlings are prepared to be planted on a model rice field at Suan Rod Fai Park at an event called "Grow Your Love for Thai Rice". Greenpeace is campaigning to protect...

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