15 Apr '11, 5am

Avon commits to greener palm oil: Mongabay - just how much "greener" tbd

Avon commits to greener palm oil: Mongabay - just how much "greener" tbd

KFC dumps palm oil due to health, environmental concerns (04/08/2011) KFC Corporation, the fast food giant, will stop using palm oil in its deep friers, reports The Independent. Kellogg switches to 'greener' palm oil (03/08/2011) Kellogg Company will support greener palm oil production through the purchase of 'sustainable' palm oil certificates until it can obtain a segregated, sustainable supply, said the food giant in a statement. Greening the world with palm oil? (01/26/2011) The commercial shows a typical office setting. A worker sits drearily at a desk, shredding papers and watching minutes tick by on the clock. When his break comes, he takes out a Nestle KitKat bar. As he tears into the package, the viewer, but not the office worker, notices something is amiss—what should be chocolate has been replaced by the dark hairy finger of an orangutan. With the jarring crunch...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0415-avob_palm_oil.html

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