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Cargill Exposed: A Trail Of Human Rights Abuses

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

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Cargill Exposed: A Trail Of Human Rights Abuses

Much like the story with palm oil suppliers IOI and KLK, Cargill is again implicated in serious human rights abuses through it’s palm oil supplier Wilmar. News of yet another case of heated social conflict on an oil palm plantation is breaking in Indonesia, and meanwhile Cargill continues to traffic this controversial palm oil into [...]

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Cargill: Keep Slave Labor Out of US Grocery Stores

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Cargill: Keep Slave Labor Out of US Grocery Stores

Did you know that palm oil—a pervasive vegetable oil widely known for its disastrous effect on rainforests—is found in about half of the goods at your local grocery store? Palm oil is now also linked to slave labor. You can thank Cargill for that. Cargill is the largest importer of palm oil into the US, [...]

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What is Sustainable Palm Oil? Part One

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

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What is Sustainable Palm Oil? Part One

What is Sustainable Palm Oil? Part one of a three-part series. Palm oil has become an increasingly hot topic over the last year. This thick, long-lasting oil is found in almost half of all consumer goods sold in grocery stores and it is also a main driver of rainforest destruction in Indonesia and Malaysia. As [...]

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