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.
Until that wonderful day when palm oil gets off the environmental black-list, there are a few simple things you can do to make sure the products you buy are not unintentionally funding deforestation and other terrible unethical crimes.
Sustainable. Here is the statement from their website: Dictated by our values and in line with customer’s expectations we endeavor to ensure all sourcing is consistent with the principles of sustainability including a preference towards those suppliers that comply with the guidelines of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).