Resource Title

10 Myths About Our Global Food System


How much do you know about how food is produced, consumed and wasted?

Explore 10 common myths about the agri-food industry, GMOs and consumer ‘pester power’.

Resource Details

  • Author: Tony Daly and Aoife Mc Donald
  • Publisher:
  • Country of Publication: Ireland
  • Year: 2021
  • ISBN: 978-1-8381509-6-9
  • Page Count: 30


This pocket-size booklet includes:

  • Why thinking about our global food system matters
  • 10 short myths about progress on food production, who benefits from industrial agriculture, the realities of GMOs, the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy and the impact of farming subsidies.
  • Links to the Sustainable Development Goals
  • References per each myth following a fact or fiction approach and an explainer

The 10 Myths About….series looks to sort facts from fiction on key global development, human rights and justice issues.

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