Protect Rainforests and Wildlife With Palm-Oil-Free Halloween Candy

Kaye Spector

This print is from an investigative news from Rainforest Action Network that presents justification that Cargill is handling dual undisclosed palm oil plantations in West Kalimantan, Indonesia.

People who work to save rainforests and strengthen wildlife are propelling consumers to refrain from selling Halloween candy done with palm oil.


For one thing, palm oil producers in Indonesia and Malaysia rely on forced and child labor and Indonesia’s palm oil attention is abundant with human-rights abuses.

For another, companies clear pleasant rainforests to plant their oil palm trees, that obliterates a homes of endangered animals like orangutans, pygmy elephants and Sumatran tigers.

Palm oil is used in some-more than half of all done goods, including candy and even Girl Scout cookies. You can equivocate selling candy done with palm oil by selling from this list of manufacturers who have affianced to use certified tolerable palm oil. Manufacturers of palm-oil-free candy are featured in another list from a El Paso Zoo.

Or cruise handing out alternatives to a normal Halloween treats such as organic extract boxes or trial-size bags of veggie chips.

Check out a striking next from a Rainforest Action Network that explains how palm oil plantations are destroying a rainforests.

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