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Coalition calls on Europe to label palm oil on food products

Date : 15th March 2011, Source : Mongabay



Do you have the right to know whether the chocolate bar you're munching on includes palm oil, which is blamed for vast deforestation in Malaysia and Indonesia? How about that frozen pizza? According to a coalition of environmental and conservation groups it's time for food manufacturers to add palm oil to the label in Europe, instead of currently being listed as simply, and erroneously (palm kernels are fruits), 'vegetable oil'.

http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0314-hance_palmoil_eu.html





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