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Glyphosate's under the spotlight

Blog entry by Patrizia Cuonzo | March 30, 2015 1 comment

Pesticide Action Week 2015 had just started when I had read some interesting news:  "Roundup weedkiller 'probably'* causes cancer, says WHO study" The  International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)  – an agency affiliated...

'Golden' rice

Hub | April 7, 2014 at 18:00

The so-called 'Golden' rice is a genetically engineered (GE) rice variety that has been developed by industry to produce pro-vitamin A (beta-carotene). Its proponents have hyped GE 'Golden' rice as a high-tech, quick-fix solution to vitamin A...

Golden Rice

Page | October 22, 2013 at 23:30

The so-called 'Golden' rice is a genetically engineered (GE) rice variety that has been developed by industry to produce pro-vitamin A (beta-carotene). Its proponents have hyped GE 'Golden' rice as a high-tech, quick-fix solution to vitamin A...

Greenpeace alarmed at US-backed GMO experiments on children

Press release | September 5, 2012 at 17:22

Greenpeace has expressed alarm at a recent scientific publication that suggests researchers, backed by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), fed experimental genetically-engineered (GE) ‘golden rice’ to 24 children in China aged between six...

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Agri Dept overrun by “monster crops”

Image gallery | April 18, 2012

Problems with the relatives

Blog entry by Ditdit Pelegrina | April 17, 2012

Gene escape from Bt talong could create problem weeds in the Philippines Genetically engineered (GE) crops risk harm to the environment and our health. But exactly what are the dangers and how might they occur? One danger often...

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...

Leading scientist deplores lax Philippine rules on GMO trials

Press release | March 6, 2012 at 17:08

Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini, one of the world’s leading experts on genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Tuesday scored the Philippine government’s policy of allowing open field trials of GMO crops despite the absence of prior testing in...

International Rice Research Institute Deputy

Image | April 14, 2010 at 6:00

International Rice Research Institute Deputy Director General for Research Achim Dobermann receives a rice cake with the message "IRRI GO GE-Free!" from a Greenpeace activist.

A security officer tries to cover the photographer's

Image | April 14, 2010 at 6:00

A security officer tries to cover the photographer's lens during a Greenpeace activity at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). Greenpeace activists installed a 'historical' marker in the International Rice Research (IRRI).

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