Did you know palm oil is responsible for severe habitat destruction, climate change, animal cruelty and indigenous rights abuses? Here's how to avoid it! www.causeyoucareco.com #palmoil

Did you know palm oil is responsible for severe habitat destruction, climate change, animal cruelty and indigenous rights abuses? Here's how to avoid it! www.causeyoucareco.com #palmoil

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a list of brands, foods, beauty, and cleaning products that have palm oil in them.
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Just four commodities—beef, soy, palm oil, and wood products—drive the majority of global deforestation. And consumers can help stop it.

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Glenn Hurowitz of Grist to the rescue. He wrote a great op-ed in the LA Times about the omnipresence of palm oil in everything from shampoo to cookies, finding rhino-killer in Oreos, Chewy Chips Ahoy!, Orville Redenbacher's popcorn, Hershey's Kisses "Hugs," Twix and more. And not just the mainstream stuff: it's in products from Burts Bees, Trader Joes, Whole Foods and other "green" sources.

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SAY NO TO PALM OIL! The industry is linked to major issues such as deforestation, habitat degradation, climate change, animal cruelty and indigenous rights abuses in the countries where it is produced, as the land and forests must be cleared for the development of the oil palm plantations. SEE PALM-OIL FREE BRANDS HERE: http://www.selvabeat.com/palm-oil-free-brands

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An in-depth account of the damage that palm oil plantation are doing to orangutans and forests in Malaysia and Indonesia.

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