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View Diary: The Key To Rainforest Destruction and Child Slavery Might Be In Your Pantry (84 comments)

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    The vast majority of palm oil is used in the food industry. Biofuels is a small portion of it and the food portion has been growing on its own for some time.

    Fact is palm is in far too many products to take a demand-side approach to the problem. People simply can't be expected to change behavior to avoid it since it's in everything. The sad fact is we need to influence our leaders to make this product illegal to import, or nothing will change.

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