Han Changfu

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Name: Han Changfu
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Fierce public resistance to GM food in China

BEIJING - Since she became a mother three years ago, Ms Du Lihua has used only organic virgin olive oil to cook her daughter's food even though it costs up to five times more than soyabean oil, which she used to buy."Most of the soyabean oil in China ... [Published Asiaone - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Illegal GM food raises concerns

Hainan Province's delayed announcement of discovery of illegal planting of genetically modified corn and cotton has triggered public concerns about how information relating to GM food is disclosed, the China Daily reported on Wednesday. Nine corn and ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

China draws up plan to tackle widespread soil pollution

China's environmental authorities have passed a plan to tackle soil pollution as the government becomes increasingly concerned about the risk to food posed by widespread contamination of farmland.About 3.33 million hectares (8 million acres) of China's ... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

Chinese AG Minister Eats GM Food

| ISAAAAgriculture Minister Han Changfu told a press conference of the annual session of the National People's Congress (NPC), Chinese top legislature, on March 6, 2014 that he himself eats genetically modified (GM) food , mainly soybean oil. "Whether ... [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

China draws up plan to tackle widespread soil pollution

Buildings are seen shrouded in heavy haze at Qingdao development zone, Shandong province BEIJING, March 19 (Reuters) - China's environmental authorities have passed a plan to tackle soil pollution as the government becomes increasingly concerned about ... [Published Sharenet - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 2 reports

No GM staple foods approved in China, says agri minister

China has not given any approvals for the commercial production of genetically modified staple foods, the country’s agriculture minister has said.Han Changfu told local media on the sidelines of the annual session of the National People's Congress, the ... [Published FoodNavigator-Asia.com - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Mar 09 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Xi stresses rural reform, official integrity

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, joins a discussion with deputies to China's 12th National People's Congress (NPC) from east China's ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Mar 09 2014]
First reported Mar 08 2014 - Updated Mar 08 2014 - 2 reports

Minister Says He Eats Genetically Modified Food

Amid heated GMO politics and grain espionage  debates,  agricultural minister Han Changfu expressed his support for GMO products by announcing to the press that he is a regular consumer of genetically modified food . From Bloomberg Businessweek:The use ... [Published China Digital Times - Mar 08 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

When can we be guaranteed safe food?

Food safety has come to the top of China's national political agenda during the annual NPC and CPPCC meetings.At today's press conference, the Minister of Agriculture Han Changfu admits that food safety issues are the result of a lack of supervision.CRI's ... [Published People.com.cn - Mar 07 2014]
First reported Mar 06 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

Rural land transfer shall not be forced: minister

Chinese Ariculture Minister Han Changfu (L) gives a press conference for the second session of China's 12th National People's Congress (NPC) on rural reform, in Beijing, capital of China, March 6, 2014. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu) ... [Published People.com.cn - Mar 06 2014]
First reported Dec 25 2013 - Updated Dec 26 2013 - 1 reports

China issues land right certificates to farmers

BEIJING, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- China will expand pilot areas for granting certificates for the contracted land to farmers next year, an official said Wednesday.The move is a fundamental work for ensuring farmers' land rights. It will promote future land ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Dec 25 2013]

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Fierce public resistance to GM food in China [Published Asiaone - 16 hours ago]
Illegal GM food raises concerns [Published Individual.com - Apr 02 2014]
Illegal GM food raises concerns [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 02 2014]
China draws up plan to tackle widespread soil p... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - Mar 26 2014]
Chinese AG Minister Eats GM Food [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 19 2014]
Chinese AG Minister Eats GM Food [Published CropBiotech Update - Mar 19 2014]
China draws up plan to tackle widespread soil p... [Published Sharenet - Mar 19 2014]
No GM staple foods approved in China, says agri... [Published FoodNavigator-Asia.com - Mar 10 2014]
China GMO research funding slides - parliamenta... [Published Sharenet - Mar 10 2014]
Xi stresses rural reform, official integrity [Published Xinhua News Agency - Mar 09 2014]
Minister Says He Eats Genetically Modified Food [Published China Digital Times - Mar 08 2014]
Research into GM crops a pressing issue for Chi... [Published Want China Times - Mar 08 2014]
When can we be guaranteed safe food? [Published People.com.cn - Mar 07 2014]
Rural land transfer shall not be forced: minister [Published People.com.cn - Mar 06 2014]
China issues land right certificates to farmers [Published Xinhua News Agency - Dec 25 2013]
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