At The New Yorker, Christina Larson looks at the Chinese public’s distrust of genetically...
genetically modified food
by Xiao Qiang | Jan 15, 2009
From the Japan Focus: A recent article in Nature  asked provocatively: Is China ready for GM rice? The title reflects widely shared anxiety over genetic engineering in agriculture. The use of the term “GM” specifically...
by Dan Laks | Apr 20, 2006
China is losing arable land due to urban sprawl, construction, and “environmental” efforts to replant trees (produce lumber). Will China policy address an increasing reliance on imported grain (sans mercury) ? Is there a plan to increase agricultural efficiency(GMOs and/or pesticides via Stephen Johnson head of the U.S. E.P.A.)? One may think that the President […]
by Miriam Lueck | Feb 26, 2004
From Xinhuanet: “China will make sure the controversial genetically modified (GMO) crops don’t cause negative impacts on the country’s bio-environment, the Ministry of Agriculture said Wednesday. The ministry on Monday awarded its first batch of safety certificates for foreign genetically modified crops used for processing purposes in China, after a two-year period of safety assessments […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – US sharply criticises China in annual human rights review, the Biden administration’s first public assessment of Beijing’s record
- New York Times – How China’s Outrage Machine Kicked Up a Storm Over H&M
- HRW – People in China Left Wondering, ‘What Happened in Xinjiang?’
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China