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Stand up for your rice!

Action | March 31, 2013 at 22:56

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Bayer defends genetic contamination as "Act of God"

Feature story | February 8, 2007 at 7:00

You might blame the dog for eating your homework, or a traffic jam for being late to work. But if you ever find yourself facing a multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit for contaminating the world's number one food crop with an unapproved...

Rice Industry in Crisis

Publication | February 6, 2007 at 19:27

Major rice markets close doors to genetically engineered rice after contamination of the global food supply chain

'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...

It's not just rice...

Blog entry by AC Dimatatac | March 20, 2007

What do you know about rice? Except for being the staple food of almost the whole world, rice has a lot to offer. Here are some interesting facts about the most popular dish in the world. Enjoy!   Did you know? In Asia,...

Philippines' secondary staple is contaminated with GMOs

Blog entry by Daniel Ocampo | November 21, 2013

People in the cities, particularly Manila are probably only aware of one staple: rice. But what we don’t know is that our country has a secondary staple, white corn which is consumed on a regular basis mostly in the Visayas and...

Simultaneous protest actions against GM ‘Golden’ Rice staged in Manila and Davao

Press release | November 11, 2014 at 14:08

Manila/Davao City—Various stakeholders took action today calling on the Philippine government to protect the country’s diverse rice varieties threatened by Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), particularly GM ‘Golden’ Rice [1] which is set to...

GMO rice warning for Southeast Asia

Press release | April 19, 2005 at 8:00

Greenpeace today is calling on countries in Southeast Asia to employ strict inspection procedures on rice imports from China after uncovering the illegal release of a variety of genetically engineered rice in China last week. The GMO rice has not...

World’s biggest rice exporter sets GE-free rice policy

Press release | June 2, 2011 at 14:34

Greenpeace today called on the Philippine government to follow the example of Thailand, the world’s top rice exporter, and commit to keep rice production free of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The call came as farmers and environmental...

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What are GMOs?

Page | September 8, 2010 at 21:41

GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) are products of genetic engineering (GE) in which certain traits of one organism are randomly inserted into another organism’s genes in a way that can never happen naturally.

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