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The Palm Oil Crisis
By: Laura Mehan, Education Specialist
09 Sep
2013
The Palm Oil Crisis

Quick! Grab the closest food item you have! I’m not going to ask you to eat it, although you are more than welcome to and I’m most assuredly not going to talk to you about nutrition. What I would like you to do is look at the ingredients of what you grabbed -the key word you’re looking for is Palm Oil (or one of it’s many thousand derivatives, they disguise it very well). I grabbed a Hershey Bar, and lo and behold it has palm oil in it. 

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