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Coalition Calls on Europe to Label Palm Oil on Food Products

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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'

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patrica and edw jones (190)
Wednesday March 16, 2011, 1:36 am
Ban palm oil from the food chain altogether - and do the same for GM crops - everyone will feel better because we will be doing something positive for the planet and wildlife.

Carol H (229)
Wednesday March 16, 2011, 5:10 am
thanks Cal, noted

KS Goh (0)
Wednesday March 16, 2011, 5:29 am
Thanks for the article.

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Wednesday March 16, 2011, 6:00 am
Good. At present, if the label says "vegetable oil" I don't buy it just in case it is Palm Oil. Labeling the things with P.O. would make it easier to selectively boycott it.

Krasimira B (175)
Wednesday March 16, 2011, 6:40 am
Ban palm oil from the food chain!

Maira Sun (34)
Wednesday March 16, 2011, 8:50 am

Barbara Erdman (63)
Wednesday March 16, 2011, 9:00 am
Noted Cal and thanx for information :)

Past Member (0)
Wednesday March 16, 2011, 2:06 pm
Noted Cal. TY for sharing. saved the article.
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