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9:07 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Kellogg's Palm Oil Policy Seen as Influential in Food Industry

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Battle Creek-based company announced change in policy last week
Kellogg announced by 2015 it would require its palm oil producers to be 'environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable'. The decision by the world's leading cereal company comes in response to protests over the environmental impact of palm oil harvesting.
Forest Heroes
7:39 am
Wed January 29, 2014

WSW: Forest Heroes on Kellogg and the rain forests

Sumatran Tiger - Woodley Park in Washington D.C.
Credit Jeff Kubina/Wikimedia Commons

WestSouthwest with Jez Vedua

In October the group Forest Heroes called for Kellogg to cut ties with agribusiness corporation Wilmar. 

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7:22 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Wilmar says it will halt deforestation practices

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Forest Heroes Campaign has called on Kellogg to end partnership with Wilmar
Following months of protests and pressure from community organizations, Wilmar International has announced policies that will aim to halt deforestation practices. The Singapore-based company said Thursday it would only provide palm oil that wasn't produced through rainforest destruction and human rights abuse.