30 Jun '13, 1pm

Don't turn a blind eye to what's in your food - it could be killing elephants

Don't turn a blind eye to what's in your food - it could be killing elephants

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) was set up in 2004 with a view to introducing and implementing global standards for the production of sustainable palm oil - with the engagement of all stakeholders. 'Certified sustainable palm oil' is now available – complete with logo – but the sustainability criteria are far too weak, and it is coming from producers whose operations may only include a small percentage that are considered sustainable, while the rest are contributing to deforestation. Products bearing the RSPO’s logo will most likely contain palm oil from various different sources, including plantations that have displaced important rainforest.

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/1985948/do...

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