Palm oil is very bad for one's health. The only people who profit from this are the plantation owners. We are not only putting the orangutans at risk, but those of human beings as well. Before buying products like cakes, cookies etc. check the ingredients. If they contain palm oil, don't buy them. They are trans fat and contribute to clogged arteries, high cholesterol levels etc. and can provoke heart attacks and strokes!
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When you take action, big things happen! Today, after years of campaigning, we're proud to release our first scorecard—Testing Commitments to Cut Conflict Palm Oil—ranking the companies of the Snack Food 20. Check out the report now — and share it with your friends. Is there Conflict Palm Oil in your home? This report ranks the strengths of the commitments made by the Snack Food 20…
In rainforests half a world away from the United States, orangutans are making their last stand for survival. Scientists warn that these gentle and intelligent animals, among humankind's closest kin, could become extinct within our lifetime if their rainforest homes continue to be destroyed for palm oil plantations. But the primary threat pushing them toward extinction lies much closer to home…
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