Tell Fonterra to stop importing palm kernel for the further industrialisation of New Zealand dairying.
A Greenpeace investigation has revealed that the iconic New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is implicated in Indonesian and Malaysian rainforest destruction, dead orangutans and driving global greenhouse gas emissions.
Forest and peatland destruction by ‘sustainable’ palm oil companies, including Fonterra supplier Wilmar, is fuelling forest fires in Borneo, a new investigation by Greenpeace International has revealed.
Fonterra’s use of palm kernel expeller (PKE) could hide a large source of unaccounted climate emissions, making a significant contribution to the carbon footprint of its milk products - palm products are typically grown on cleared rainforest or...
A factsheet outlining Fonterra's climate crimes including the use and importation of palm Kernel (PKE) animal feed and its impact on Indonesian rainforest, intensification and fertiliser use, burning coal and domestic deforestation, and the risk...
Fonterra has introduced supplementary feeds such as
imported palm-based animal feed which is changing
dairying from pastoral to industrial. Palm-based animal
feed imports have increased 2,700 fold since 1999. This is
part of an overall trend...
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TAKE ACTION: Tell Fonterra to stop importing palm kernel