07 Nov '16, 6am

New @RAN report exposes continued destruction of #LeuserEcosystem despite moratorium. Read it here

What do PepsiCo, Kraft Heinz, Nissin Foods, Toyo Suisan and Tyson Foods have in common? Each of these Snack Food Laggards have failed to take meaningful action to address their Conflict Palm Oil problem or do their part to save critical rainforests, including the Leuser Ecosystem. A new RAN report on the state of the Leuser Ecosystem reveals continued devastation being inflicted on this world-class ecological hotspot on the island of Sumatra. Despite the issuance of a moratorium by the government of Indonesia to halt the destruction of the Leuser Ecosystem for Conflict Palm Oil, forests continue to fall and peatlands continue to be burned, driving endangered Sumatran orangutans, elephants, rhinos and tigers closer to extinction. Snack Food Laggards PepsiCo, Kraft Heinz, Nissin Foods, Toyo Suisan and Tyson Foods cannot ensure they are not linked to this destruction given th...

Full article: http://www.ran.org/snackfoodlaggards

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