Should we be avoiding it?
The problem is the public will always be cynical when brands and celebrities get involved with social issues when their backstory just doesn’t check out
The supermarket pledged to stop using the ingredient in its own brand food by the end of 2018.
Iceland dropping palm oil is good news - we can only hope companies make the same decisions all year round
By all means lobby those using unsustainable palm oil but you can also use your purchasing power to buy consciously from those committed to sustainable oils
"Saving the planet is NOT POLITICAL. Unless, living is political."
Well this is unexpected (but very well deserved!).
From snack foods to cosmetics, about half of the packaged items in our grocery stores contain palm oil. To produce the oil, huge swaths of rainforest in Indonesia and neighboring Malaysia are cleared every year.
It’s found in many food items, household products and toiletries.