Palm oil industry fights back to avoid fate of tobacco
The Malaysian Palm Oil Council is funding news sites, researchers, op-eds and former politicians to speak up for palm oil and undermine the EU law
Kuala Lumpur — On the morning of February 26, executives from a Washington consultancy presented a strategy paper to some of the most powerful officials in the Malaysian palm oil industry.
The message: Don’t allow environmental activists and western governments to tarnish palm oil to the extent that it ends up a pariah product, such as tobacco...
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