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Soya producers 'will do better'

Date : 24th July 2006, Source : BBC Link to News Story



Brazilian soya producers have pledged to use more ethical methods, following international pressure for change. The key soya producers' association in Brazil say they will not buy goods from recently deforested areas. This follows a report by Greenpeace linked soya production to destruction of the Amazon rainforest and other unlawful activities, like slavery. Most soya is used for making vegetable oil and animal feed. Brazil is the world's second largest producer.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/5210114.stm





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