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May 2016 News Updates

July 1, 2016 |

The Malayan sunbear, also known as the honeybear,  is classified as vulnerable by the IUCN, due to the large-scale destruction of its habitat in the last 30 years. This bear is another victim of the race for palm oil gold. … Read More

Karen Cannard – Palm oil: The good, bad and ugly

June 24, 2016 |

buryfreepress.co.uk Karen Cannard – Palm oil: The good, bad and ugly A personal view A personal view

07:53 07:52 Monday 30 May 2016

In recent weeks, I’ve found myself squinting at the small print on packaging labels, more so than … Read More

Palm oil battle spreads beyond ethical investors – FT.com

June 24, 2016 |

ft.com Palm oil battle spreads beyond ethical investors – FT.com Author alertsLoading data… F

or years, concerns surrounding the palm oil sector’s environmental impact failed to reach beyond a limited group of ethical investors.

However, the tough stance from big … Read More

Fonterra PKE supplier ban

June 24, 2016 |

stuff.co.nz Fonterra PKE supplier ban TOM PULLAR-STRECKER

Last updated 15:31, May 19 2016

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The clearance of forests for palm oil production in Indonesia has helped feed New Zealand’s cattle boom.

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The clearance of forests for palm … Read More

The vegetable oil that fuels a $50 billion business

June 24, 2016 |

The vegetable oil that fuels a $50 billion business

By Katie Pisa, for CNN

Updated 1822 GMT (0222 HKT) May 26, 2016 Used in margarine, palm oil is solid at room temperature and free of trans fats. Photos: 9 things … Read More

Palm oil challenge – Business News | The Star Online

June 15, 2016 |

thestar.com.my Palm oil challenge – Business News | The Star Online

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has come under fire by some of the biggest plantation companies, which are also its founding members. IOI Corp Bhd is challenging … Read More

Courts, controversy and CSR – the palm oil story

June 15, 2016 |

foodnavigator.com Courts, controversy and CSR – the palm oil story FoodNavigator.com

IOI believes the decision is “highly disproportionate” and is now going to sue the RSPO as a result.

Meanwhile, Nestlé has concluded that IOI’s plans to address issues such … Read More

RSPO – it’s hard to live with it – Business News | The Star Online

June 15, 2016 |

thestar.com.my RSPO – it’s hard to live with it – Business News | The Star Online by hanim adnan

But you cannot do without it

IT is never an easy ride for oil palm growers to be members of the … Read More

Nestlé to cut all ties with IOI over palm oil action plan: ‘It doesn’t go far enough’

June 14, 2016 |

foodnavigator.com Nestlé to cut all ties with IOI over palm oil action plan: ‘It doesn’t go far enough’ FoodNavigator.com

Post a commentBy David BurrowsDavid Burrows , 12-May-20162016-05-12T00:00:00Z Last updated on 24-May-2016 at 17:55 GMT2016-05-24T17:55:13Z

Nestlé is cutting ties with palm … Read More

Top palm oil producer sues green group over deforestation allegations

June 14, 2016 |

theguardian.com Top palm oil producer sues green group over deforestation allegations Adam Vaughan

One of the world’s largest palm oil producers is suing the green body that suspended its sustainability certification last month because of allegations it had deforested Indonesian … Read More