PLEASE REMOVE PALM OIL FROM YOUR PRODUCTS
  • Petitioned Linda McCartney Foods

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Chief Executive Officer, Hain Daniels UK
Linda McCartney Foods

PLEASE REMOVE PALM OIL FROM YOUR PRODUCTS

    1. 4A - Save Our Orangutans .
    2. Petition by

      4A - Save Our Orangutans .

      ., United Kingdom

Despite being considered a compassionate food company, Linda McCartney Foods still uses palm oil and palm oil fractions in some of its products.
Although palm oil is not an animal product, it is increasingly viewed by a growing number of consumers as environmentally damaging and, therefore, unethical.
Palm oil is often produced through massive rainforest clearance and in South East Asia, this is having a devastating effect on highly endangered species such as orangutans, tigers and elephants. These species become homeless and easy prey to poachers as their habitats are destroyed and starving animals are forced into mono-culture oil palm plantations where nothing else can grow or survive and, as a consequence, they are often caught, tortured and brutally killed.
We are requesting that LM Foods completely remove palm oil and its derivatives from all products and replace them with a wildlife friendly alternative.
We would like to see the company lead the way by saying 'NO' to palm oil. This decision would raise much needed awareness of this urgent matter and would send a clear message to other vegetarian/vegan companies that dropping this oil is an easy and ethical choice to make.
We hope to see the 'orangutan friendly' logo on all Linda McCartney products very soon.

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    1. Reached 8,000 signatures
    2. We've Reached 1000 signatures, and LM foods still don't want to talk

      4A - Save Our Orangutans .
      Petition Organizer

      It’s' a shame that LMF feel unable to engage with us and you, the consumer. We feel bitterly disappointed that they do not appear to be listening to consumer calls to end the use of palm oil, other companies can do it, why can't they? http://www.thegrocer.co.uk/fmcg/ambient/meridian-launches-primate-friendly-peanut-butters/235755.article

      Meridian launches 'primate-friendly' peanut butters

      Meridian has dropped palm oil from its products to create 'primate-friendly' nut butters. The company had previously used RSPO-certified sustainable palm oil but has ditched the controversial ingredient after consumer research showed strong support for a brand free from it.

    3. Reached 1,000 signatures

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    • dennis steyfkens GENK, BELGIUM
      • about 1 month ago

      ANIMALS HAVE ALSO THE RICHT TO LIVE AND HAVE A SHELTER

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    • CLARE WALL ABERGAVENNY, UNITED KINGDOM
      • about 1 month ago

      I trusted Linda McCartney products and I am really disappointed that they contain palm oil.

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    • MR JOHN VALLEY CENTER, CA
      • about 1 month ago

      ban the palm oil plantations, or grow sustainable palm oil.

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    • MERCEDES DIMAIO TAMPA, FL
      • about 1 month ago

      please help save these beautiful animals--thank you-mercy dimaio

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      • about 1 month ago

      “We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals" Immanuel Kant

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