French MPs drop palm oil tax – but accuse producer countries of blackmail

French MPs drop palm oil tax – but accuse producer countries of blackmail

French politicians have dropped the proposed palm oil tax, leading some politicians to say the country is being blackmailed by producer countries. “We are legislating with a knife at our throats,” said one.


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Don't give children palm oil, says Italian consumer group

Don’t give children palm oil, says Italian consumer group

After finding that 12 kids’ food products from Nestlé, Barilla, Ferrero and Danone contain high levels of carcinogen 3-MCPD, Italian consumer group Altroconsumo is calling on parents to stop giving products that contain palm oil to children.


Source: Don’t give children palm oil, says Italian consumer group