Monthly Archives: November 2013

Goddamnit! It Never Ends: Greenpeace Has Photos of Illegal Rainforest Destruction by Bumitama Ltd.


Will this madness ever stop? Mongabay reports that Greenpeace has photos of illegal clearing. Flyovers of a concession owned by PT Andalan Sukses Makmur, a subsidiary of  Bumitama Agri Ltd, show excavators clearing peat forests and digging drainage  canals just outside Tanjung Puting National Park in … Continue reading

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Laffy Taffy — Yep, it Contains Palm Oil. What is Mr. Wonka Thinking?


Yet another palm oil discovery in candy — this time in Wonka’s Laffy Taffy (hmm, I don’t remember that being made in Mr. Wonka’s phantasmagorical chocolate factory — the 1971 version).  Naturally, I wrote the company an email.  Here’s their response: Thank you … Continue reading

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Henkel (Schwarzkopf) Hair Products and Palm Oil


  I went back to using hair product.  I stopped about three years ago, before I got immersed in the whole – anti-palm oil, save-the-orangutan cause.  So I checked the label on my Schwarzkopf Osis Thrill Fibre Gum.  Naturally, I … Continue reading

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These Rednecks Drive Among Us


Well, here’s a new redneck bumper sticker for me.   GIVE WAR A CHANCE?  I mean seriously!?

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