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How to Stop Buying Palm Oil and Help Save the Orangutans

Foods/Brands Using Palm Oil:

  • Balance Bar
  • Ben & Jerry’s
  • Clif Bar
  • Enfamil Products
  • Food Crisps
  • GeniSoy
  • Girl Scout Cookies
  • Glenny’s
  • Harmony Premium Trail Mix
  • Harmony Yogurt Flavored Raisin Nut Mix
  • Jell-O No Bake Homestyle Cheese Cake Desert
  • Jewel Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Little Debbie
  • Luna Bar
  • McDonald’s
  • Mercer Vanilla Waves
  • Met-Rx
  • Milk (various products may contain Vitamin A palmitate)
  • Mrs. Fields
  • Nissin Noodles / Ramen
  • Odwalla Soy Milk
  • Pepperidge Farm
  • Power Bar
  • Quaker
  • Raspberry Danish Fine Baked Goods
  • Russell Stover
  • South Beach Diet foods
  • Soy Milk (various)
  • Sun Ridge Farms
  • Sweet’N Low
  • Sunshine Cheez-it
  • Walkers Snacks
  • Whole Foods brand pie
  • WorldWide Sport Nutrition
  • Zone Perfect [2]

Personal Care Products/Brands Containing Palm Oil:

  • Accem Scott
  • Aloette Cosmetics
  • Avon
  • Borghese
  • Bumble & Bumble
  • California Baby
  • Channoine
  • Clinique
  • Cornelia
  • Cover Girl
  • Day & Night Minerals
  • DebLynne Soaps
  • Dial
  • Dr. Bronner’s
  • Earth Therapeutics
  • Ecco Bella Botanical cosmetics
  • Genome Cosmetique
  • Herbal Essences
  • Hoffmans House of Treasure
  • Island Soap Company
  • Isomers Laboratories (makeup)
  • Jerome Alexander cosmetics
  • Juice Beauty
  • Kiss My Face Big Kiss Organic Palm Oil Soap
  • Lancome
  • La Serie (beauty products)
  • Mary Kay
  • MD Skincare
  • Mountain Country
  • Neutrogena
  • One With Nature
  • Palmer’s
  • Prai Beauty Products
  • Protameen
  • Pur Minerals
  • Regena Cell’s Anti-Aging Cream
  • Revlon
  • Sappo Hill Skin Care Products
  • Senna Cosmetics
  • Sensaria
  • Sephora
  • Skin Biology
  • Skin Scope
  • Soma Therapy products
  • South of France
  • Tasha and Co.
  • Urban Decay cosmetics
  • ZENMED [2]

More Reading On Palm Oil:
The Guilty Secrets of Palm Oil: Are You Unwittingly Contributing to the Devastation of the Rain Forests
Palm Oil: An Environmentalists Perspective

How You Can Help or Take Action:
Great Ape Trust
Centre For Orangutan Protection
Orangutan Conservancy
Petition: Stop Deforestation for Palm Oil in Everyday Products


- Jocelyn Broyles


[1] All data on palm oil alternative names taken verbatim from
Headline image from “These companies have verified that all of the products displayed as at 3/4/07 contain palm oil or a palm oil derivative.”

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5:44PM PST on Jan 18, 2015

Thanks so much for sharing !

10:05AM PST on Dec 19, 2014

Um-read your labels.

2:40AM PDT on Sep 26, 2014

Why can't we use oils that aren't so damaging? Please boycott all palm oil products.

6:33PM PDT on Sep 25, 2014

Para o meu café da manhã, eu mesmo faço o meu queijo, yogurt e geleia.
Tudo bem natural.

5:30PM PDT on Jul 28, 2014

Please boycott Nutella, Hershey's chocolate spread, "natural no-stir" peanut butter, instant ramen, most brands of margarine and microwave popcorn, International Delight coffee creamer, and "yogurt" covered snacks. Good substitutions are : peanut butter that you need to stir (it is only peanuts and salt), coconut oil or olive oil instead of margarine, air popped popcorn instead of microwave pop, Coffee-mate creamer (liquid, not powdered), and plain raisins or pretzels instead of the yogurt covered kind...

4:53PM PDT on Jul 28, 2014

Palm oil is NOT good to ingest.

11:32AM PDT on Jul 28, 2014

Palm oil ins not good to ingest.

12:07PM PST on Dec 21, 2013

This list is not much use for those in countries other then the US. We have a lot of own brand and other stuff which states that the palm oil is sustainably produced - nothing has been said about that.

4:43AM PST on Dec 7, 2013

Ok, I agree with you absolutely. But you did not say how to stop using it only which products and companies do use it. Most of the products or companies on the list are ones that I turn to in order to avoid eating meat, minmize dairy, avoid companies that experiments on animals. In additon I live outside the US and Europe where access to alternatives is even more difficult to come by. So what now?

2:55AM PST on Dec 3, 2013

Ok, somebody here please write an article about how industry can substitute palm oil by something more sustainable -as otherwise I got to crawl the net and probably get lost there somewhere.
would be nice.
anyways, thx for sharing.

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