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Iceland removes palm oil from own-brand foods

Discussion in 'Environment' started by Damo, Nov 10, 2018.

  1. Damo
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    Is there such thing as "sustainable palm oil"? I see badges stamped to food packaging a lot but now Iceland's movement has made me question how sustainable it really is...

    Iceland is removing palm oil from their own-brand food products which is awesome for forests and our furry friends, shame about the advert being banned in the UK for being "too political" what a joke. Here's a link and a video.

    https://www.theguardian.com/media/2...s-tv-ad-banned-political-greenpeace-orangutan

     
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    That's so good. I can't understand how the UK can ban it. I take it Iceland is a brand of food in the UK, and not a country/island in the North Atlantic.
     
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    Yeah I'm not sure how it's been labelled as "political" probably just any excuse to not broadcast it. Oh right I forgot that Iceland were only national but yes they're just a supermarket. :)

    https://www.iceland.co.uk/
     
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    Interesting, I came across this article this morning on BBC saying that despite the pledge, they still have it in their products.

    Seems I can't link to it, so if you want to go to BBC and append this to the end of the URL: /news/uk-46969920
     

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