Smart Balance Products Not a SMART CHOICE for Palm Oil – CALL FOR BOYCOTT!

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Noticed this product in my company’s employee common kitchen.  Looked at the ingredients.  Of course it contains palm oil.  Off went my usual palm oil email to the company, demanding to know from where they source it.

I didn’t get a response for a week or two.  I wrote again – this time twice in the same 5 minutes.  I received a response rather quickly.  Here it is:

Thank you for taking the time to contact us here at Smart Balance. We always appreciate hearing from consumers who care enough to reach out to us with their comments or questions.

We at Smart Balance are committed to ensuring the palm fruit oil used in our products comes from environmentally and socially responsible sources. All of our palm fruit oil suppliers are members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, which is the leading organization in developing and implementing global standards…

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