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The problem with palm oil

9 years ago376 views

Go Vegan Radio's Bob Linden speaks to Leila Salazar-Lopez (Rainforest Action Network) about the damage caused to rainforest habitats and species by the palm oil industry. One of the creatures under severe threat is the orang-utan.

Listeners are encouraged to check the ingredients in food, drink, cosmetics and household products and avoid those containing palm oil.

Rainforest Action Network is encouraging people to ask product manufacturers to use alternatives to palm oil.

This interview is an extract from the 9th August 2008 Go Vegan Radio show. Visit to hear the show in full. To find out more about the campaign against palm oil, check out