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Is Palm Oil Vegan?

This simple answer to this is technically yes. It is a processed oil made from compressing palm fruit. It is plant based so it could, technically, be considered vegan.

But the situation is much more complicated than that. First, let’s discuss the issues surrounding the palm oil industry.

The Ugly Truth About Palm Oil:

Palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil in the world. But it is not only a common ingredient in foods, but exists in loads of household items like shampoo, cosmetics, detergents, toothpaste