While discussing ways to “green up” the holiday, registered dietitian nutritionist Felicia Stoler gave viewers of Fox Morning News the brand names of some candy companies that use certified sustainable palm oil.
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The Malaysian Palm Oil Council has come out against the EU’s proposed unilateral Action Plan against deforestation, charging that is impractical to implement unilateral global initiatives to improve trade in sustainable goods.
Dr. Roger Clemens discussed 3-MCPD/GE challenges, and provided insights on mitigating risks and developing public health communications strategies at the 10th Global Oils & Fats Forum in Washington, DC.
Most of the palm oil imported into the U.S. comes from Malaysia. In fact Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil is probably in your diet because it is an ingredient in many of our everyday prepared foods. Malaysian palm oil is the world’s first sustainable vegetable oil.
In addition to being certified sustainable, Malaysian palm oil has nutritional advantages over other edible oils. It is naturally free of trans fats and non-GMO. It is also rich in tocotrienols, powerful forms of vitamin E known for their heart, brain and liver health benefits.
Malaysia is a leader in responsible palm oil production. Malaysian palm oil, the world’s first sustainable vegetable oil, has been a symbol of environmental responsibility for decades. The country has strengthened its commitment by implementing a nationwide Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification program.
During his presentation at the 2017 Palm International Nutra-Cosmeceutical Conference (PINC), Malaysian Palm Oil Council CEO Kalyana Sundram, Ph.D. said, “The politics of fat nutrition must be buried once and for all.”
Educational and promotional efforts, focused on educating users about Malaysian palm oil’s wholesomeness, sustainability and eco-sensitive agricultural practices, are also driving the industry’s growth.
Palm-derived nutrients have been studied for more than 30 years and have been the topic of more than 180 research projects.
The Malaysian palm oil industry, known for decades as the leader in responsible palm oil production, is successfully addressing concerns that have plagued the global palm oil industry for decades.