Whole Health: Palm Oil Politics

In August, the international organization formed in 2004 to implement standards for sustainable palm oil production announced it had certified a total of 2.5 million acres of production area around the world. It's a new record in an industry plagued by greed, underhanded business tactics and grave environmental concerns. According to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, the acreage devoted to sustainable

In August, the international organization formed in 2004 to implement standards for sustainable palm oil production announced it had certified a total of 2.5 million acres of production area around the world. It's a new record in an industry plagued by greed, underhanded business tactics and grave environmental concerns.

According to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, the acreage devoted to sustainable operations now represents 10% of global palm oil production. The RSPO's effort

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