The Slippery Issue of Palm Oil

Why is it everywhere and why is that a problem?

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Forget the adage that you never more than 6ft away from a rat. In all likelihood, you are never more than 6ft away from palm oil in some shape or form, which may in fact be a scarier thought than those rodent residents. Palm oil is the most popular edible oil in the world. Check the back of the nearest packet of biscuits, your tube of shampoo or your daily makeup…