Bowing pressure from a major shareholder, Dunkin Donuts is the latest in a long line of companies to announce a shift to so-called “green” palm oil in its recipes. But some are questioning whether pledges from big brands like Unilever, McDonalds, and Nestle to use sustainable sources of palm oil [...]Read more ›
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The most beloved spread since Skippy’s, chocolate-hazelnut favourite Nutella, is facing a tax debate in France right now due to one of its ingredients. (Huffington Post) France’s National Assembly is considering imposing a tax on Nutella because it contains palm oil, a widely used but environmentally-destructive edible oil. The [...]Read more ›
After his forest home was destroyed to make room for palm fruit oil plantations in West Borneo, the charred primate pictured above dared to abate his starvation by feeding on the fruit of the trees that replaced his former lush peat jungle. In an attempt to smoke the animal out [...]Read more ›