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  • TRANSGENIC CROPS GREENPEACE DUMPS PAPAYAS AT MINISTRY

    08/27/2007 12:51:31 PM PDT · by JimSEA · 8 replies · 1,065+ views
    Bangkok Post ^ | Tuesday August 28, 2007 | POST REPORTERS
    GM protest goes awry as passers-by grab fruit, run Greenpeace's protest against the lifting of a ban on open-field trials of genetically-modified (GM) papaya yesterday was met with an unexpected reaction from a crowd of onlookers. Passers-by took matters, and tonnes of papayas dumped by Greenpeace, into their own hands, and ran off. The environmental group dumped the papayas in front of the Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry yesterday to make its objection to the lifting of the ban loud and clear to the government. It was the second protest about the controversial issue in five days after reports the ministry...