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Frozen uk canada goose food chain Iceland has announced it is banning the use of palm oil in its own brand products by the end of this year, after warning that it drives the destruction of rainforests.

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official canada goose outlet He told the BBC : „Until Iceland can guarantee palm oil is not causing rainforest destruction, we canada goose store are simply saying ‚no canada goose uk outlet to palm oil’.”Certified sustainable palm oil does not currently limit deforestation and it does not currently uk canada goose outlet limit the growth of palm oil plantations. So until such a time as there is genuinely sustainable palm oil that contains zero deforestation, we are saying no to palm oil.” official canada goose outlet

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canada goose outlet toronto address Iceland pointed to studies which showed palm oil and wood pulp plantations were the biggest driver of deforestation in Indonesia and Malaysia, pushing many species towards extinction. canada goose outlet toronto address

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In the past 40 years production has boomed thanks to a rise in global demand for palm oil.

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