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THE CORPORATE POLITICS OF PALM OIL: New World Growth Report Contains 'False and Misleading' Information

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A new report from a World Growth International, a lobby group for industrial forestry interests, contains "false and misleading" information on the economic impact of reducing Indonesia's deforestation rate, says an Indonesian environmental group.

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Alexandra Rodda (180)
Friday April 1, 2011, 7:45 am
Boycott any product with Palm Oil in it. When the oil is not specified, it is most likely Palm Oil.

may Howie (246)
Friday April 1, 2011, 11:15 am

Lin Penrose (92)
Friday April 1, 2011, 12:01 pm
Noted, thanks Cal. Too much of a good thing. You can count on humans to change something positive to a negative...

Lisa N (206)
Friday April 1, 2011, 1:49 pm
A agree with Alexandra, don't purchase anything with palm oil.Read labels carefully it is in a lot products including all american girl scout cookies!!!

Nelson Baker (0)
Friday April 1, 2011, 5:13 pm
Big corporations and the corrupt politicians protecting them will tell you anything to make them look good.

Doug G (0)
Friday April 1, 2011, 6:11 pm
If corporations have their hand in any report, it can't be believed. The profit motive causes all that stand to benefit, to resort to any misinformation/lies that are needed to promote their own self interest. Anybody stupid enough to believe them shouldn't be allow out of their houses.

Justin R (0)
Friday April 1, 2011, 9:12 pm
....what else would one expect!

Since I found out I gave up my gave up my favourite chocolate bar: KitKat.

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Friday April 1, 2011, 11:05 pm
Interesting, Thank you

Robert O (12)
Saturday April 2, 2011, 11:16 am

janet f (29)
Saturday April 2, 2011, 3:38 pm
It's very simple. People need to stop buying products containing palm oil. All those cakes and cookies you buy in the store probably use it. I looked at the ingredients of all the Entenmann's cakes in the store. Every one that I looked at has palm oil as the second ingredient. Nutella uses palm oil. I do not buy any product that uses palm oil and I have e-mailed those companies to tell them why they should stop using it. That's the way to put an end to this. If there were a petition I would sign it and pledge to stop supporting those companies.

Krasimira B (175)
Sunday April 3, 2011, 12:07 pm
Boycott is the answer. Noted with thanks.
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