Just when you thought it was safe to eat and then go back in the water, comes news about another oil that’s helping to destroy planet earth. Reuters:
Palm oil—which appears in a dizzying amount of food and cosmetic products and is a feedstock for biofuel—poses many environmental problems. It’s the largest driver of Indonesian deforestation, which destroys habitat and contributes to climate change. And ponds of wastewater at palm oil refineries release immense amounts of methane, a greenhouse gas 34 times more potent than carbon dioxide.
But is it in Twinkies?