The recent hype on Nutella, which uses Malaysian palm oil as a key ingredient, and the quoted cancer concerns about the contaminants 3-MCPD-esters and glycidyl esters (GE), is one of the many orchestrated attacks on our industry.
The MSPO certification program, first launched in 2015, helps ensure that all palm oil produced in Malaysia is as good for the economy as it is for the environment and the Malaysian people.
Certified sustainable Malaysian palm oil is an ideal substitute because of its health, performance and sustainability qualities.
Palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil on the planet! But here in the U.S., most of us are just learning to appreciate palm oil for its health, culinary and environmental benefits.
Barn owls and snakes are used to control the pest populations on Malaysian oil palm plantations. They are welcomed part of the industry’s integrated pest management practices that enable farmers to reduce the use of harmful chemical pesticides.
Over the past year, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has changed the emphasis of its zero-deforestation campaign from palm oil to beef cattle and soybeans.
We are fully supportive of responsible media and news reports that seek to inform and educate the public at large. In the current context, the information provided by the media has been inaccurate and misleading. The many nutritional benefits of palm oil are well documented but sometimes not so well known. We would be happy […]
Most of the palm oil used in the United States is sustainably produced in Malaysia. It simply isn’t the conflict palm oil that harms our wildlife, people or planet.
“The success of palm oil as both an essential food source and as a renewable energy demonstrates the value that palm oil provides for producers, manufacturers and consumers around the world,” said said MPOC CEO Dr. Yusof Basiron.
Current FDA food regulations only allow foods that are low in fat and cholesterol to be labeled as healthy. This doesn’t align with current nutritional recommendations, including the FDA’s latest Dietary Guidelines.