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Investigation and Testing

Standard Page | 2011-07-09 at 23:09

Greenpeace periodically samples fruit, vegetables, grains and other foods and send them to independent laboratories to test for hazardous pesticides and genetically engineered ingredients.

Why going organic is more than just a lifestyle

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-10-25

The above image currently making the rounds on the internet is a wry reminder that 'organic food', which is at different times branded as elitist, trendy, and only for yuppies, was once the everyday norm. And rather than seeing...

Supermarkets in China need to stop selling

Image | 2010-04-29 at 16:02

Supermarkets in China need to stop selling fruit and vegetables with dangerous pesticide residues. Greenpeace makes a guide to show the best ones.

Greenpeace activists today occupy the lift

Image | 2007-04-16 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists today occupy the lift lobby of Central's Murray Building, where the headquarters of the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau (HWFB) is located, with a banner "Safe Vegetables Now!", showing their dissatisfactory on the...

Blue

Image | 2009-01-08 at 7:00

Blue-green algal bloom in Chao Lake in Anhui province. June 2008.

These kumquats in Taiwan tested for over nine types of pesticides

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-02-15

Shoppers in Taiwan need to be beware that the juicy kumquats sitting on supermarket shelves may also contain a cocktail of potent chemicals . Greenpeace Taiwan have taken 58 pieces of fresh fruit and vegetables from supermarket...

We're taking China's pesticide perpetrators Tesco and Lianhua to court

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2011-09-21 1 comment

Here at Greenpeace we're demanding the major supermarkets completely halt their use of illegal pesticides or at levels exceeding the legal limit , then ban the worst of the worst pesticide use immediately for their fresh and...

Banned pesticides detected on vegetables in Tesco and other supermarkets in China

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2011-09-08

Sometimes supermarket shopping in China means getting a little more than you bargained for. How about eggplant with a side of the banned pesticide methamidophos? That's what Greenpeace volunteers discovered earlier this year...

Tips for avoiding pesticide consumption

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-07-12 2 comments

Image © Greenpeace / Alex Hofford As the saying goes, we are what we eat. Which is why we have to be super mindful about what we're putting in our bodies, if we want to stay healthy. But how can we rest assured about food quality...

Pesticide pollution: Chinese tea may not be safe to drink

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-04-13 6 comments

Drinking tea is an essential and much cherished part of Chinese culture. It's the pride of the nation, so to speak, and this tea is exported to around the globe. But is China's tea actually safe to drink? A few months ago we...

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