Monthly Archives: June 2015

UPDATED 6/22/2015: Top Ramen/Cup Noodles – Contains Palm Oil — Member of RSPO (Yawn)


Although I rarely ate it in college myself, those college food staples — Top Ramen and Cup Noodles — contain palm oil. Proof that it’s freakin’ everywhere. My employer, a small company that tries to emulate the Silicon Valley big … Continue reading

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Updated 6/22/2015: Maruchan Noodles: Tellingly Quiet (Absent) on Palm Oil Sourcing


I made a mistake:  I rushed to buy a product without checking for palm oil.  I went out and bought 4 packs for $1 (or was it 4 packs for $4?  Hmmmmm, whatever it was the price was dirt cheap) Maruchan noodles.  … Continue reading

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Defaming Nazis And Other Hypotheticals:  Can I Defame a/n [Allegedly] Murderous Honduran Palm Oil Company?


[Author note: Apologies for paragraph spacing issues below. WordPress sucks.]   In law school, which was admittedly a few years back — and I have to admit forgetting gobs and gobs of data, cases, rules and legal precepts shoved into … Continue reading

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Update: 6/11/2015: ALDI Food Markets Moving Into Southern California — And They Use Palm Oil


UPDATE 6/11/2015:  Well I was right.  Aldi is finally moving into southern California, lock stack and barrel.  I just read it this morning in the Los Angeles Times so it HAS to be right. Because it’s a low cost business … Continue reading

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