A regional coalition of farmers, consumers, and environment activists has called on the government to reject “foreign safety stamps” on the genetically-engineered “golden rice,” which might pose risk to public health. The Stop Golden Rice Network asserted that such stamp of approval from other countries might be a ploy to exploit the nation’s weak regulations […]
Canadian regulator Health Canada has approved the application of Golden Rice in their country. Click this link to read more.
MASIPAG’s letter to the editor on Golden Rice has landed in the Philippine Daily Inquirer’s Opinion Section. Click here to read the piece.
As the Philippine Senate grapples with the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine, a new type of rice never before consumed by humans is already set for testing and eventual release in our country, if approved. Golden Rice is genetically modified to force the rice plant to express beta carotene in it grains. Hailed as an answer to […]
The Rules, a global network of activists, organizers, designers, coders, researchers and writers, pushing for a change in the global narrative, has published in its blog MASIPAG’s opinion piece on Monsanto and the growing corporate control in food and agriculture. You can read the article here. The publication of MASIPAG’s opinion piece was made possible […]