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Greenpeace moves to decontaminate Bt eggplant field trial site in the Philippines

Feature story | February 17, 2011 at 12:07

Bay, Laguna, Philippines - A Greenpeace decontamination unit today removed genetically-engineered Bt eggplant, locally known as ‘Talong’, from a field trial site in Barangay Paciano Rizal in Bay, Laguna, and sealed the experimental food crop in...

Greenpeace calls on Philippine government to abandon Bt Talong

Feature story | September 29, 2010 at 20:43

Greenpeace and other members of the Network Opposed to Genetically Modified Organisms (NO2GMOs) today called on the government to immediately stop all field trials of genetically engineered Bt Talong, a.k.a. Bt Eggplant, and follow the example of...

Half-truths and wrong premises

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | July 25, 2011

Last July 14, The Truth About Trade & Technology published a blog, entitled “While others strive to feed the world, Greenpeace and activists destroy field trials”, which makes the bold claim that ”Greenpeace and other activist groups...

Greenpeace lauds Davao City order to terminate Bt eggplant trials

Press release | December 17, 2010 at 19:13

Greenpeace lauded the Davao City government for issuing a cease-and-desist order against the conduct of field trials of genetically engineered (GE) Bt eggplant, and demanded the UP Mindanao Campus in Bago Oshiro to immediately heed the directive...

Gene scientist tells public why GMOs are unsafe

Press release | November 21, 2012 at 15:41

Quezon City — Genetically modified organisms (GMOs), such as Bt corn, Bt eggplant, and ‘golden rice’ pose significant risks to human health and the environment, a gene scientist warned today.

Genetically engineered (GE) Bt eggplant (talong)

Publication | February 23, 2011 at 15:34

Genetically engineered (GE, also called genetically modified, GM) Bt eggplant (also called talong, brinjal or aubergine) has been engineered to be resistant to injury caused by the eggplant fruit and shoot borer. A genetic cassette containing...

Writ of Kalikasan granted against Bt Talong field trials

Press release | May 12, 2012 at 13:40

Quezon City -- Greenpeace today called for greater scrutiny of the country’s GMO approval system as it welcomed the Supreme Court decision to grant a Writ of Kalikasan in favor of the petition to stop field trials of the genetically-modified...

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Greenpeace report reveals scientific doubt on safety of Bt eggplant

Press release | February 23, 2011 at 15:50

Manila, 23 February 2010 – Greenpeace today released a technical report that casts scientific doubts on the safety of Bt eggplant (locally known as talong), and called upon the President to intervene and immediately ban further field trials of...

Greenpeace to Alcala: Quit rhetoric, instead order the halt of all GMO field trials &...

Press release | August 12, 2011 at 17:26

Greenpeace issued a challenge for Secretary Proceso Alcala of the Department of Agriculture to “put his words into action” by initiating actual measures that would make sure that GMO (genetically modified organism) crops unproven to be safe are...

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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