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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...

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