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Palm Oil's Dirty Secret: The Many Ingredient Names for Palm Oil

Palm Oil's Dirty Secret: The Many Ingredient Names for Palm Oil

While "palm oil" doesn't always make a debut on the label, it's still found in nearly 50% of all packaged goods. From cookies to cosmetics, palm oil sneaks its way into our daily consumption under a variety of names.

To help you navigate your labels and to avoid unwittingly voting for rainforest deforestation, check out this list of palm oil-derived ingredients.

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