Under this section you will find a series of articles relating to energy and food production and its controversies. Please refer back to the drop-down menu to make your choice of reading.

These articles have been for the most part researched by Slí na Bandé volunteers.

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  • Non-GM Consumer Guide . GM products can be classified in 2 types; direct GM products that are labeled and indirect GM products that are not labeled. Read our last article to find out which products contain GMOs, in order to enable you to make a choice when you consume. Read more
  • What is Codex Alimentarius? Codex Alimentarius is an organization which regulation setting is industry dominated. Its standards are officially recognized by United Nations Organizations such as the FAO (Food and Agricultural Organization) and WHO (World Health Organization), and they have been adopted by the WTO (World Trade Organization). This means that there is pressure on governments to adopt these industry driven regulations. Dangerous goods and foods cannot be stopped at the border of any sovereign states, because that state could then be found in violation of the world trade agreements. In practice, this means that sovereign states can no longer ban the import into the country of food treated with dangerous chemicals, nor genetically modified animal foods, into their country. Read more


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