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Palm Oil Plantations, Orangutan Extinction, and Vegan Butter Supporting Neither

April 3rd, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

Ask any vegan or vegetarian, and they'll tell you: momentary pleasure makes a poor moral compass. If we are going to commit to conscious eating, and embrace a diet that rejects killing for no better reason than random human whim, we need to pedal that bike all the way into the garage and reconsider our willingness to support the palm oil industry. Palm oil causes tremendous death and destruction, and deserves no place at a compassionate table.



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