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Even ‘Certified’ Palm Oil Is Unsustainable: Study Reveals Misleading Claims On Eco-Friendly Practices

Deforestation rates have increased in the past decade amid the sustainability classification of major palm oil forests. Researchers urged the stakeholders to consider other alternatives to mitigate its negative effects on environment and people.

Earth/Environment December 10, 2018

Palm Oil Production Is Driving Endangered Species To Extinction

Palm oil production is behind 9 percent of the world's deforestation between 1990 and 2008, driving plants and animals to extinction due to habitat loss. What are the other effects of palm oil production?

Earth/Environment June 28, 2018

Nutella Can Cause Cancer, Study Warns: What’s In The Sweet Spread Anyway?

Here are the ingredients of well-loved chocolate and hazelnut spread Nutella, including palm oil, recently warned to be potentially cancer-causing when processed at high temperatures.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 12, 2017

Nutella Maker Defends Use Of Palm Oil Amid Boycott By Other Food Companies Over Cancer Scare

Cancer-causing contaminant in palm oil prompted food companies to boycott the product. Ferrero assured the public about the safety of its Nutella chocolate spread, which uses palm oil as a key ingredient.

Public Health January 11, 2017

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