Malaysia looks to follow Indonesia’s lead by removing anti-palm oil products from store shelves

September 4, 2019 |

In Malaysia, the Malaysian Reserve newspaper reports that as the country continues to look for ways to get back at the European Union for banning palm oil as biofuel feedstock, one tactic the government is exploring is to remove from store shelves products that advertise being “palm oil-free” or having “no palm oil.” Indonesia started removing those products from shelves last month. The anti-palm oil labelling is said to be part of a campaign by foreign companies to reduce demand for palm oil by questioning its suitability in every day products.

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